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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

44.9% of the local labour force in Wagga Wagga City work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.9% in Regional NSW.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Wagga Wagga City 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
Wagga Wagga City 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2006 to 2011
None1,1604.04.39513.53.9+209
1 hour - 15 hours3,17410.911.83,14611.512.0+28
16 hours - 24 hours2,4438.410.02,2838.39.8+160
25 hours - 34 hours2,8079.711.22,5379.310.6+270
35 hours - 39 hours5,80820.017.55,00018.216.5+808
40 hours5,20917.916.54,86717.816.9+342
41 hours - 48 hours3,09910.79.72,94510.710.0+154
49 hours or more4,75716.416.74,97118.117.4-214
Not stated6092.12.27112.62.8-102

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, Regional NSW: 4.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, Regional NSW: 11.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Regional NSW: 10.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Regional NSW: 11.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Regional NSW: 17.5% 40 hours, Regional NSW: 16.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Regional NSW: 9.7% 49 hours or more, Regional NSW: 16.7% Not stated, Regional NSW: 2.2% None, Wagga Wagga City: 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 10.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 8.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 9.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 20.0% 40 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 17.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 10.7% 49 hours or more, Wagga Wagga City: 16.4% Not stated, Wagga Wagga City: 2.1%
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, Wagga Wagga City: +209 1 hour - 15 hours, Wagga Wagga City: +28 16 hours - 24 hours, Wagga Wagga City: +160 25 hours - 34 hours, Wagga Wagga City: +270 35 hours - 39 hours, Wagga Wagga City: +808 40 hours, Wagga Wagga City: +342 41 hours - 48 hours, Wagga Wagga City: +154 49 hours or more, Wagga Wagga City: -214 Not stated, Wagga Wagga City: -102
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 Wagga Wagga City's local labour force in 2011 compared to Regional NSW shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 29.0% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 64.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 33.0% and 60.4% respectively for Regional NSW.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of Wagga Wagga City and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (20.0% compared to 17.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (17.9% compared to 16.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.4% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (9.7% compared to 11.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in Wagga Wagga City increased by 1,090 people (6.1%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local labour force in Wagga Wagga City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+808 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (+342 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+270 local labour force)
  • 49 hours or more (-214 local labour force)

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