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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

40.2% of All industries local workers in Armidale Regional Council are employed part-time and 57.9% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Armidale Regional Council across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
Armidale Regional Council - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None4863.73.25244.13.7-38
1 hour - 15 hours1,82113.910.81,70813.410.5+113
16 hours - 24 hours1,36710.410.51,27810.09.8+89
25 hours - 34 hours1,59212.210.51,45411.49.9+138
35 hours - 39 hours2,77121.219.12,54620.018.3+225
40 hours1,82113.920.01,88414.819.6-63
41 hours - 48 hours1,0337.99.11,1138.710.1-80
49 hours or more1,95815.014.91,99815.716.6-40
Not stated2471.92.02371.91.5+10
Total Persons13,096100.0100.012,742100.0100.0+354

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id informed decisions

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Armidale Regional Council in 2016 compared to New South Wales within Armidale Regional Council shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 40.2% of the workforce 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 within Armidale Regional Council.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Armidale Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.9% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (12.2% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.2% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (13.9% compared to 20.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Armidale Regional Council between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+225 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+138 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+113 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+89 local workers)

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