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Bega Valley Shire

Resident workers - Hours worked

38.7% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in Bega Valley Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 23.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for Bega Valley Shire's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in Bega Valley Shire 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
Bega Valley Shire 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Health Care and Social Assistance%Number%Health Care and Social Assistance%2011 to 2016
None41.65.0102.74.7-6
1 hour - 15 hours197.711.14111.113.4-22
16 hours - 24 hours2710.917.0308.219.6-3
25 hours - 34 hours3112.524.43710.122.7-6
35 hours - 39 hours6827.418.06718.216.1+1
40 hours3614.511.76517.710.0-29
41 hours - 48 hours3313.34.84211.44.7-9
49 hours or more2710.97.07620.77.9-49
Not stated31.21.100.01.1+3

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, Bega Valley Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance : 5.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance : 11.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance : 17.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance : 24.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance : 18.0% 40 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance : 11.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance : 4.8% 49 hours or more, Bega Valley Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance : 7.0% Not stated, Bega Valley Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance : 1.1% None, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 1.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 7.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 10.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 12.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 27.4% 40 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 14.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 13.3% 49 hours or more, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 10.9% Not stated, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 1.2%
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, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -6 1 hour - 15 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -22 16 hours - 24 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -3 25 hours - 34 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -6 35 hours - 39 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: +1 40 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -29 41 hours - 48 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -9 49 hours or more, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -49 Not stated, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: +3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Bega Valley Shire's resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in 2016 compared to Health Care and Social Assistance shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 32.7% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 66.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 57.5% and 41.5% respectively for Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) of Bega Valley Shire and Health Care and Social Assistance were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (27.4% compared to 18.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 41 hours - 48 hours (13.3% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 25 hours - 34 hours (12.5% compared to 24.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 16 hours - 24 hours (10.9% compared to 17.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Bega Valley Shire decreased by 86 people (34.4%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in Bega Valley Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-49 people)
  • 40 hours (-29 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-22 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-9 people)

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