Bayside Council area

Resident workers - Hours worked

35.1% of the resident workers (All industries) in Bayside Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.6% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Bayside 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
Bayside Council - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours8,3639.810.86,7018.810.8+1,662
16 hours - 24 hours10,11211.910.49,06712.010.4+1,045
25 hours - 34 hours7,4638.810.07,2309.510.5+233
35 hours - 39 hours19,04722.420.416,43121.719.1+2,616
40 hours16,88219.818.716,72922.120.0+153
41 hours - 48 hours5,2626.27.46,5398.69.1-1,277
49 hours or more7,7659.111.59,15612.114.9-1,391
Not stated1,7022.01.71,7232.32.0-21
Total Persons85,131100.0100.075,791100.0100.0+9,340

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Bayside Council area's resident workers in 2021 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, 40.5% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 57.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.3% and 58.0% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of Bayside Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (11.9% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.8% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (22.4% compared to 20.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (9.1% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Bayside Council area increased by 101 people (0.2%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in Bayside Council area between2016 and 2021 were:

  • None (+6,320 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,616 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,662 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-1,391 persons)

Bayside Council

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