Bega Valley Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

45.7% of All industries local workers in Bega Valley Shire are employed part-time and 52.3% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Bega Valley Shire across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
Bega Valley Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None5334.53.25684.83.7-35
1 hour - 15 hours1,73614.510.81,74814.710.5-12
16 hours - 24 hours1,39211.710.51,40211.89.8-10
25 hours - 34 hours1,79315.010.51,58513.39.9+208
35 hours - 39 hours2,08717.519.11,90716.018.3+180
40 hours1,65813.920.01,76014.819.6-102
41 hours - 48 hours9357.89.19968.410.1-61
49 hours or more1,56413.114.91,70714.316.6-143
Not stated2412.02.02482.11.5-7
Total Persons11,939100.0100.011,921100.0100.0+18

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Bega Valley Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales within Bega Valley Shire shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 45.7% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 52.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales within Bega Valley Shire.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.5% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (15.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (13.9% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (13.1% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Bega Valley Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+208 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+180 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-143 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-102 local workers)

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