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Wollondilly Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

34.0% of local workers in Wollondilly Shire are employed part-time and 64.6% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Wollondilly Shire 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
Wollondilly Shire - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
None3173.43.73043.43.4+13
1 hour - 15 hours1,02210.910.51,05611.810.4-34
16 hours - 24 hours8739.39.88249.29.3+49
25 hours - 34 hours97010.49.989410.09.5+76
35 hours - 39 hours1,38414.818.31,28114.317.3+103
40 hours1,52216.319.61,37315.319.4+149
41 hours - 48 hours1,16312.410.11,07212.011.0+91
49 hours or more1,97621.116.61,95621.817.8+20
Not stated1371.51.52022.31.9-65

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, Wollondilly Shire: 3.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 10.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 9.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 10.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 14.8% 40 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 16.3% 41 hours - 48 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 12.4% 49 hours or more, Wollondilly Shire: 21.1%
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, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +13 1 hour - 15 hours, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: -34 16 hours - 24 hours, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +49 25 hours - 34 hours, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +76 35 hours - 39 hours, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +103 40 hours, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +149 41 hours - 48 hours, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +91 49 hours or more, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +20
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 Wollondilly Shire in 2011 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a similar proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) as well as a similar proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 34.0% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 64.6% 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 Wollondilly Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (21.1% compared to 16.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (12.4% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (14.8% compared to 18.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (16.3% compared to 19.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the in Wollondilly Shire between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 40 hours (+149 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+103 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (+91 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+76 local workers)

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