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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

32.8% of local workers in Wagga Wagga City are employed part-time and 66.0% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Wagga Wagga City across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers hours worked
Wagga Wagga City - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
None9783.73.78873.43.4+91
1 hour - 15 hours2,79910.710.53,04911.510.4-250
16 hours - 24 hours2,2568.69.82,2378.59.3+19
25 hours - 34 hours2,5529.79.92,4349.29.5+118
35 hours - 39 hours5,36420.518.35,01118.917.3+353
40 hours4,58117.519.64,69017.719.4-109
41 hours - 48 hours2,88711.010.12,85110.811.0+36
49 hours or more4,46917.116.64,80318.217.8-334
Not stated3111.21.54841.81.9-173

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

Local workers hours worked, 2011
Local workers hours worked, 2011 None, New South Wales: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales: 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales: 9.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales: 9.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales: 18.3% 40 hours, New South Wales: 19.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales: 10.1% 49 hours or more, New South Wales: 16.6% None, Wagga Wagga City: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 10.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 8.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 9.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 20.5% 40 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 17.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Wagga Wagga City: 11.0% 49 hours or more, Wagga Wagga City: 17.1%
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 workers hours worked, 2011
Change in local workers hours worked, 2011 None, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: +91 1 hour - 15 hours, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: -250 16 hours - 24 hours, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: +19 25 hours - 34 hours, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: +118 35 hours - 39 hours, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: +353 40 hours, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: -109 41 hours - 48 hours, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: +36 49 hours or more, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: -334
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 workforce in Wagga Wagga City in 2011 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 32.8% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 66.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.0% and 64.6% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the in Wagga Wagga City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (20.5% compared to 18.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (11.0% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (17.5% compared to 19.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.6% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+353 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-334 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-250 local workers)
  • Not stated (-173 local workers)

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