Ballina Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

45.7% of All industries local workers in Ballina Shire are employed part-time and 52.4% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Monash 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
Ballina Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours2,09214.010.82,16015.010.5-68
16 hours - 24 hours1,88612.710.51,64011.49.8+246
25 hours - 34 hours2,35115.810.52,03414.19.9+317
35 hours - 39 hours2,83919.019.12,58517.918.3+254
40 hours2,07913.920.02,03014.119.6+49
41 hours - 48 hours1,0397.09.11,1367.910.1-97
49 hours or more1,85412.414.91,98213.716.6-128
Not stated2801.92.03002.11.5-20
Total Persons14,908100.0100.014,443100.0100.0+465

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 workforce in Ballina Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales within Ballina Shire 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, 45.7% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 52.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales within City of Monash.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Ballina Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.0% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (15.8% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (13.9% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (12.4% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Ballina Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+317 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+254 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+246 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-128 local workers)

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