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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

48.5% of the local resident workers in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale work 40 or more hours, compared to 47.9% in Western Australia.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale depends on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work;
  • The industry sector in which they work;
  • The occupation level and requirement or opportunity to work overtime, and;
  • The age structure and household structure of the working population.

Hours worked statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupations and Income to provide more insight into the observations made.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers hours worked
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2006 to 2011
None4114.74.73074.84.3+104
1 hour - 15 hours90610.310.867710.611.1+229
16 hours - 24 hours8089.29.25588.88.9+250
25 hours - 34 hours91210.49.56149.69.5+298
35 hours - 39 hours1,28314.615.888513.915.0+398
40 hours1,48816.917.41,05016.517.2+438
41 hours - 48 hours95010.810.966010.411.7+290
49 hours or more1,83720.919.61,44522.719.5+392
Not stated2152.42.01702.72.8+45

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers hours worked, 2011
Local resident workers hours worked, 2011 None, Western Australia: 4.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Western Australia: 10.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Western Australia: 9.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Western Australia: 9.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, Western Australia: 15.8% 40 hours, Western Australia: 17.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Western Australia: 10.9% 49 hours or more, Western Australia: 19.6% Not stated, Western Australia: 2.0% None, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 4.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 10.3% 16 hours - 24 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 9.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 10.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 14.6% 40 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 16.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 10.8% 49 hours or more, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 20.9% Not stated, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 2.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011 None, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +104 1 hour - 15 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +229 16 hours - 24 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +250 25 hours - 34 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +298 35 hours - 39 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +398 40 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +438 41 hours - 48 hours, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +290 49 hours or more, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +392 Not stated, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +45
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale's local resident workers in 2011 compared to Western Australia shows that there was a similar proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 29.8% of the local resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 63.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 29.5% and 63.7% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local resident workers of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who worked 49 hours or more (20.9% compared to 19.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (10.4% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (14.6% compared to 15.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale increased by 1,518 people (37.6%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local resident workers in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 40 hours (+438 local resident workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+398 local resident workers)
  • 49 hours or more (+392 local resident workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+298 local resident workers)

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