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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

40.5% of the local labour force in the City of Greater Bendigo work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.9% in Victoria.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the City of Greater Bendigo's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Greater Bendigo 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers hours worked
City of Greater Bendigo 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
None2,0404.53.91,6314.03.6+409
1 hour - 15 hours5,92913.011.45,52013.511.6+409
16 hours - 24 hours4,58710.09.73,9469.69.0+641
25 hours - 34 hours5,27511.510.14,21410.39.4+1,061
35 hours - 39 hours8,46418.517.67,05817.216.2+1,406
40 hours7,36416.119.56,93916.919.3+425
41 hours - 48 hours4,68710.210.24,26610.411.1+421
49 hours or more6,46714.115.26,24915.317.0+218
Not stated9372.02.21,1362.82.8-199

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers hours worked, 2011
Local resident workers hours worked, 2011 None, Victoria: 3.9% 1 hour - 15 hours, Victoria: 11.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Victoria: 9.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Victoria: 10.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Victoria: 17.6% 40 hours, Victoria: 19.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Victoria: 10.2% 49 hours or more, Victoria: 15.2% Not stated, Victoria: 2.2% None, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: 13.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: 10.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: 11.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: 18.5% 40 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: 16.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: 10.2% 49 hours or more, City of Greater Bendigo: 14.1% Not stated, City of Greater Bendigo: 2.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011 None, City of Greater Bendigo: +409 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: +409 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: +641 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: +1,061 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: +1,406 40 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: +425 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Greater Bendigo: +421 49 hours or more, City of Greater Bendigo: +218 Not stated, City of Greater Bendigo: -199
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Greater Bendigo's local labour force in 2011 compared to Victoria 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, 34.5% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 59.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 31.3% and 62.6% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of the City of Greater Bendigo and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.0% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (11.5% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (16.1% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (14.1% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Greater Bendigo increased by 2,470 people (10.1%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local labour force in the City of Greater Bendigo between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,406 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,061 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+641 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (+425 local labour force)

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