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Resident workers - Hours worked

37.8% of the resident workers in the City of Greater Bendigo work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
City of Greater Bendigo 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
None2,1404.43.32,0474.53.9+93
1 hour - 15 hours6,62313.612.05,93213.011.4+691
16 hours - 24 hours5,19410.710.54,58410.09.7+610
25 hours - 34 hours6,20512.711.25,27511.510.1+930
35 hours - 39 hours9,26919.018.78,45918.517.6+810
40 hours7,87916.219.57,36916.119.5+510
41 hours - 48 hours4,4529.19.24,69010.310.2-238
49 hours or more6,05312.413.76,46114.115.2-408
Not stated8621.81.99272.02.2-65

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, Victoria : 3.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, Victoria : 12.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Victoria : 10.5% 25 hours - 34 hours, Victoria : 11.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Victoria : 18.7% 40 hours, Victoria : 19.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Victoria : 9.2% 49 hours or more, Victoria : 13.7% Not stated, Victoria : 1.9% None, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 4.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 13.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 10.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 12.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 19.0% 40 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 16.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 9.1% 49 hours or more, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 12.4% Not stated, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +93 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +691 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +610 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +930 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +810 40 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +510 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: -238 49 hours or more, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: -408 Not stated, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: -65
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 the City of Greater Bendigo's resident workers in 2016 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, 41.4% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 56.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.1% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of the City of Greater Bendigo and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (12.7% compared to 11.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.6% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (16.2% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (12.4% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Greater Bendigo increased by 674 people (2.5%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in the City of Greater Bendigo between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+930 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+810 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+691 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+610 people)

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