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Resident workers - Hours worked

37.3% of the resident workers in the Armidale Regional Council work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the Armidale Regional Council 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
Armidale Regional Council 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None4954.03.25304.33.8-35
1 hour - 15 hours1,73314.110.81,63913.410.4+94
16 hours - 24 hours1,24910.110.41,1939.89.7+56
25 hours - 34 hours1,47412.010.51,34511.09.8+129
35 hours - 39 hours2,52920.519.12,38719.618.2+142
40 hours1,72714.020.01,82415.019.4-97
41 hours - 48 hours9687.99.11,0768.810.0-108
49 hours or more1,90115.414.91,96616.116.4-65
Not stated2351.92.02361.92.3-1

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, New South Wales : 3.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales : 10.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales : 10.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales : 10.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales : 19.1% 40 hours, New South Wales : 20.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales : 9.1% 49 hours or more, New South Wales : 14.9% Not stated, New South Wales : 2.0% None, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 14.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 10.1% 25 hours - 34 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 12.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 20.5% 40 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 14.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 7.9% 49 hours or more, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 15.4% Not stated, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 1.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -35 1 hour - 15 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +94 16 hours - 24 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +56 25 hours - 34 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +129 35 hours - 39 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +142 40 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -97 41 hours - 48 hours, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -108 49 hours or more, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -65 Not stated, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -1
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 Armidale Regional Council's resident workers in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 40.2% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 57.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of the Armidale Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.1% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (12.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (20.5% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (14.0% compared to 20.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Armidale Regional Council decreased by 128 people (1.8%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in the Armidale Regional Council between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+142 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+129 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-108 people)
  • 40 hours (-97 people)

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