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Bega Valley Shire

Resident workers - Hours worked

58.2% of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) in Bega Valley Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 56.5% in New South Wales.

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%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None00.03.042.63.9-4
1 hour - 15 hours32.52.342.62.1-1
16 hours - 24 hours54.13.6106.53.6-5
25 hours - 34 hours32.55.0117.25.1-8
35 hours - 39 hours4032.828.74126.828.0-1
40 hours3528.728.03220.924.9+3
41 hours - 48 hours1915.611.81912.413.70
49 hours or more1713.916.72818.317.3-11
Not stated00.00.942.61.3-4

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 - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 3.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 2.3% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 3.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 5.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 28.7% 40 hours, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 28.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 11.8% 49 hours or more, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 16.7% Not stated, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 0.9% None, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 2.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 4.1% 25 hours - 34 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 2.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 32.8% 40 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 28.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 15.6% 49 hours or more, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 13.9% Not stated, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0%
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 - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: -4 1 hour - 15 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: -1 16 hours - 24 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: -5 25 hours - 34 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: -8 35 hours - 39 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: -1 40 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: +3 41 hours - 48 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0 49 hours or more, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: -11 Not stated, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: -4
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 (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 9.0% of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 91.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 13.8% and 85.3% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) of Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (32.8% compared to 28.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) worked 41 hours - 48 hours (15.6% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) worked None (0.0% compared to 3.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) worked 49 hours or more (13.9% compared to 16.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Bega Valley Shire decreased by 9 people (7.5%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) in Bega Valley Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-11 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (-8 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (-5 people)
  • None (-4 people)

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