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Resident workers - Hours worked

38.7% of the resident workers in the City of Albany work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.6% in Western Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
City of Albany 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
None7664.84.08976.04.7-131
1 hour - 15 hours2,24714.111.91,85312.310.8+394
16 hours - 24 hours1,65510.49.91,4579.79.2+198
25 hours - 34 hours2,15413.510.71,96513.19.5+189
35 hours - 39 hours2,69216.817.22,50316.615.8+189
40 hours2,35714.717.82,15014.317.4+207
41 hours - 48 hours1,4989.49.51,56410.410.9-66
49 hours or more2,33514.617.32,33815.619.6-3
Not stated2861.81.73082.02.0-22

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

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, Western Australia : 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Western Australia : 11.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Western Australia : 9.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Western Australia : 10.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Western Australia : 17.2% 40 hours, Western Australia : 17.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Western Australia : 9.5% 49 hours or more, Western Australia : 17.3% Not stated, Western Australia : 1.7% None, City of Albany - All industries: 4.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Albany - All industries: 14.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Albany - All industries: 10.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Albany - All industries: 13.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Albany - All industries: 16.8% 40 hours, City of Albany - All industries: 14.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Albany - All industries: 9.4% 49 hours or more, City of Albany - All industries: 14.6% Not stated, City of Albany - All industries: 1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, City of Albany - All industries: -131 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Albany - All industries: +394 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Albany - All industries: +198 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Albany - All industries: +189 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Albany - All industries: +189 40 hours, City of Albany - All industries: +207 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Albany - All industries: -66 49 hours or more, City of Albany - All industries: -3 Not stated, City of Albany - All industries: -22
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Albany's resident workers in 2016 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, 42.7% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 55.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.5% and 61.8% respectively for Western Australia.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.5% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.1% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (14.7% compared to 17.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (14.6% compared to 17.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers 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 in the City of Albany between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+394 people)
  • 40 hours (+207 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+198 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+189 people)

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