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Resident workers - Hours worked

40.8% of the resident workers in Bathurst Regional Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Bathurst Regional Council area 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
Bathurst Regional Council area 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None7314.03.27264.13.8+5
1 hour - 15 hours2,22412.210.82,06211.810.4+162
16 hours - 24 hours1,7459.610.41,6729.59.7+73
25 hours - 34 hours1,95410.810.51,78710.29.8+167
35 hours - 39 hours3,74420.619.13,38619.318.2+358
40 hours3,07516.920.02,88616.519.4+189
41 hours - 48 hours1,5818.79.11,83010.410.0-249
49 hours or more2,76515.214.92,84516.216.4-80
Not stated3501.92.03321.92.3+18

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, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 12.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 9.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 10.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 20.6% 40 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 16.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 8.7% 49 hours or more, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 15.2% Not stated, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 1.9%
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, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +5 1 hour - 15 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +162 16 hours - 24 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +73 25 hours - 34 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +167 35 hours - 39 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +358 40 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +189 41 hours - 48 hours, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: -249 49 hours or more, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: -80 Not stated, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +18
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 Bathurst Regional Council area'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, 36.6% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 61.5% 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 Bathurst Regional Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (20.6% compared to 19.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.2% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked None (4.0% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (16.9% compared to 20.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Bathurst Regional Council area increased by 218 people (2.0%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+358 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-249 people)
  • 40 hours (+189 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+167 people)

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