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Bellingen Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

49.8% of All industries local workers in Bellingen Shire are employed part-time and 47.9% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Bellingen 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
Bellingen Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None1423.93.21183.33.7+24
1 hour - 15 hours59716.510.858016.110.5+17
16 hours - 24 hours46312.810.550714.19.8-44
25 hours - 34 hours59916.610.553314.89.9+66
35 hours - 39 hours53514.819.151514.318.3+20
40 hours43312.020.046312.819.6-30
41 hours - 48 hours2426.79.12376.610.1+5
49 hours or more52414.514.957516.016.6-51
Not stated822.32.0762.11.5+6
Total Persons3,617100.0100.03,604100.0100.0+13

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id informed decisions

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Bellingen Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales within Bellingen 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, 49.8% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 47.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales within Bellingen Shire.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (16.5% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (16.6% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (14.8% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (12.0% compared to 20.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+66 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-51 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (-44 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-30 local workers)

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