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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

46.4% of the local labour force in the City of Wyndham work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.9% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Wyndham 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
City of Wyndham 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
None2,8363.73.91,8493.53.6+987
1 hour - 15 hours7,0239.111.45,1529.611.6+1,871
16 hours - 24 hours6,2588.19.74,1237.79.0+2,135
25 hours - 34 hours6,9499.010.14,7028.89.4+2,247
35 hours - 39 hours16,54921.417.69,90318.516.2+6,646
40 hours17,42122.619.511,55321.619.3+5,868
41 hours - 48 hours7,87010.210.26,20311.611.1+1,667
49 hours or more10,56013.715.28,39515.717.0+2,165
Not stated1,7832.32.21,6423.12.8+141

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, Victoria: 3.9% 1 hour - 15 hours, Victoria: 11.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Victoria: 9.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Victoria: 10.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Victoria: 17.6% 40 hours, Victoria: 19.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Victoria: 10.2% 49 hours or more, Victoria: 15.2% Not stated, Victoria: 2.2% None, City of Wyndham: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Wyndham: 9.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Wyndham: 8.1% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Wyndham: 9.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Wyndham: 21.4% 40 hours, City of Wyndham: 22.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Wyndham: 10.2% 49 hours or more, City of Wyndham: 13.7% Not stated, City of Wyndham: 2.3%
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, City of Wyndham: +987 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Wyndham: +1,871 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Wyndham: +2,135 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Wyndham: +2,247 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Wyndham: +6,646 40 hours, City of Wyndham: +5,868 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Wyndham: +1,667 49 hours or more, City of Wyndham: +2,165 Not stated, City of Wyndham: +141
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 City of Wyndham's local labour force in 2011 compared to Victoria 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, 26.2% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 67.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 31.3% and 62.6% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of the City of Wyndham and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.4% compared to 17.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (22.6% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.1% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.1% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Wyndham increased by 16,346 people (45.3%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+6,646 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (+5,868 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+2,247 local labour force)
  • 49 hours or more (+2,165 local labour force)

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