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Bega Valley Shire

Resident workers - Hours worked

24.5% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) in Bega Valley Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 29.6% 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
None694.53.1805.03.7-11
1 hour - 15 hours33221.819.933620.920.1-4
16 hours - 24 hours22614.814.922113.813.8+5
25 hours - 34 hours26017.113.220312.612.2+57
35 hours - 39 hours24716.218.026416.416.5-17
40 hours1207.912.91459.012.7-25
41 hours - 48 hours1167.66.81519.47.6-35
49 hours or more1379.010.018411.511.8-47
Not stated161.11.2221.41.7-6

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 - Retail Trade  : 3.1% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 19.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 14.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 13.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 18.0% 40 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 12.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 6.8% 49 hours or more, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 10.0% Not stated, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 1.2% None, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: 4.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: 21.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: 14.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: 17.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: 16.2% 40 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: 7.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: 7.6% 49 hours or more, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: 9.0% Not stated, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: 1.1%
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, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: -11 1 hour - 15 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: -4 16 hours - 24 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: +5 25 hours - 34 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: +57 35 hours - 39 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: -17 40 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: -25 41 hours - 48 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: -35 49 hours or more, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: -47 Not stated, Bega Valley Shire - Retail Trade: -6
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 Bega Valley Shire's resident workers (Retail Trade) 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, 58.2% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 40.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 51.2% and 47.7% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Retail Trade) of Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 25 hours - 34 hours (17.1% compared to 13.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (21.8% compared to 19.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 40 hours (7.9% compared to 12.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.2% compared to 18.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Retail Trade) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Bega Valley Shire decreased by 124 people (16.7%).

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+57 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-47 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-35 people)
  • 40 hours (-25 people)

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