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Resident workers - Hours worked

38.7% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Albany work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in Victoria.

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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
City of Albany - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Public Administration and Safety%Number%. Public Administration and Safety%2011 - 2016
None7664.87.78976.09.2-131
1 hour - 15 hours2,24714.16.81,85312.33.6+394
16 hours - 24 hours1,65510.46.81,4579.77.5+198
25 hours - 34 hours2,15413.59.51,96513.18.5+189
35 hours - 39 hours2,69216.824.42,50316.627.2+189
40 hours2,35714.722.92,15014.322.7+207
41 hours - 48 hours1,4989.410.41,56410.410.5-66
49 hours or more2,33514.610.82,33815.610.3-3
Not stated2861.80.73082.00.6-22
Total Persons15,990100.0100.015,035100.0100.0+955

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Albany's resident workers in 2016 compared to Public Administration and Safety 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, 42.7% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 55.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 30.8% and 68.6% respectively for Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Albany and the Public Administration and Safety workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.1% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.5% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.8% compared to 24.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (14.7% compared to 22.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Albany increased by 327 people (3.8%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Albany between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+394 persons)
  • 40 hours (+207 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+198 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+189 persons)

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