City of Albany

Resident workers - Hours worked

37.4% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Albany work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.2% in Western Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Albany 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Current benchmark:
Resident workers hours worked
City of Albany - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours2,43213.811.92,24714.111.9+185
16 hours - 24 hours1,87710.710.31,65510.49.9+222
25 hours - 34 hours2,48314.111.62,15413.510.7+329
35 hours - 39 hours2,98417.018.02,69216.817.2+292
40 hours2,52114.316.72,35714.717.8+164
41 hours - 48 hours1,7019.79.21,4989.49.5+203
49 hours or more2,36413.416.32,33514.617.3+29
Not stated3001.71.62861.81.7+14
Total Persons17,596100.0100.015,990100.0100.0+1,606

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Albany's resident workers in 2021 compared to Western Australia shows that there was a higher proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 43.9% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 54.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 38.2% and 60.2% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Albany and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.8% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.1% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (14.3% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (13.4% compared to 16.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Albany increased by 688 people (7.7%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Albany between2016 and 2021 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+329 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+292 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+222 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (+203 persons)

City of Albany

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