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Bega Valley Shire

Resident workers - Hours worked

20.3% of the female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in Bega Valley Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.8% 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 - Females20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None57.83.033.03.4+2
1 hour - 15 hours1320.37.41818.08.5-5
16 hours - 24 hours69.49.91414.010.7-8
25 hours - 34 hours1320.310.81818.010.7-5
35 hours - 39 hours1421.925.62323.022.5-9
40 hours34.723.888.022.9-5
41 hours - 48 hours1015.69.266.09.6+4
49 hours or more00.09.71010.010.6-10
Not stated00.00.600.01.00

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 - Wholesale Trade female  : 3.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade female  : 7.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade female  : 9.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade female  : 10.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade female  : 25.6% 40 hours, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade female  : 23.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade female  : 9.2% 49 hours or more, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade female  : 9.7% Not stated, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade female  : 0.6% None, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 7.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 20.3% 16 hours - 24 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 9.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 20.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 21.9% 40 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 4.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 15.6% 49 hours or more, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 0.0% Not stated, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 0.0%
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 - Wholesale Trade: +2 1 hour - 15 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -5 16 hours - 24 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -8 25 hours - 34 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -5 35 hours - 39 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -9 40 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -5 41 hours - 48 hours, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: +4 49 hours or more, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: -10 Not stated, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 0
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 female resident workers (Wholesale 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, 57.8% of the female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 42.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 31.0% and 68.4% respectively for New South Wales.

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

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (20.3% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 25 hours - 34 hours (20.3% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 40 hours (4.7% compared to 23.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 49 hours or more (0.0% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Bega Valley Shire decreased by 20 people (42.6%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (-10 females)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-9 females)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (-8 females)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-5 females)

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