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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

53.6% of the local labour force in Willoughby City work 40 or more hours, compared to 45.8% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Willoughby 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
Willoughby City 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
None1,1863.53.81,0943.43.6+92
1 hour - 15 hours3,2929.810.43,1609.910.4+132
16 hours - 24 hours3,2339.69.72,7738.79.2+460
25 hours - 34 hours2,8128.49.82,5698.19.4+243
35 hours - 39 hours4,53313.518.23,96812.417.1+565
40 hours7,35721.919.46,50620.419.3+851
41 hours - 48 hours3,65010.810.03,91312.310.7-263
49 hours or more7,04520.916.47,29722.917.5-252
Not stated5471.62.36141.92.9-67

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, New South Wales: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales: 10.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales: 9.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales: 9.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales: 18.2% 40 hours, New South Wales: 19.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales: 10.0% 49 hours or more, New South Wales: 16.4% Not stated, New South Wales: 2.3% None, Willoughby City: 3.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Willoughby City: 9.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Willoughby City: 9.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, Willoughby City: 8.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, Willoughby City: 13.5% 40 hours, Willoughby City: 21.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Willoughby City: 10.8% 49 hours or more, Willoughby City: 20.9% Not stated, Willoughby City: 1.6%
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, Willoughby City: +92 1 hour - 15 hours, Willoughby City: +132 16 hours - 24 hours, Willoughby City: +460 25 hours - 34 hours, Willoughby City: +243 35 hours - 39 hours, Willoughby City: +565 40 hours, Willoughby City: +851 41 hours - 48 hours, Willoughby City: -263 49 hours or more, Willoughby City: -252 Not stated, Willoughby City: -67
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 Willoughby City's local labour force in 2011 compared to New South Wales 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, 27.7% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 67.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 29.9% and 64.0% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of Willoughby City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (20.9% compared to 16.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (21.9% compared to 19.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (13.5% compared to 18.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.4% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in Willoughby City increased by 901 people (4.2%).

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

  • 40 hours (+851 local labour force)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+565 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+460 local labour force)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-263 local labour force)

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