47.3% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Boroondara work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% in Victoria.
Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for City of Boroondara's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.
The hours worked by employed people in City of Boroondara 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers hours worked|
|City of Boroondara - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Hours worked||Number||%||Victoria%||Number||%||Victoria%||2011 - 2016|
|1 hour - 15 hours||11,662||14.2||12.0||10,856||13.5||11.4||+806|
|16 hours - 24 hours||8,915||10.8||10.5||8,312||10.4||9.7||+603|
|25 hours - 34 hours||8,403||10.2||11.2||7,650||9.5||10.1||+753|
|35 hours - 39 hours||10,835||13.2||18.7||9,877||12.3||17.6||+958|
|41 hours - 48 hours||7,977||9.7||9.2||8,640||10.8||10.2||-663|
|49 hours or more||15,372||18.7||13.7||16,221||20.2||15.2||-849|
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Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Boroondara'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, 38.1% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 60.5% 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 (All industries) of the City of Boroondara and Victoria were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.2% compared to 12.0%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (10.2% compared to 11.2%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (13.2% compared to 18.7%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (18.7% compared to 13.7%)
The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Boroondara increased by 360 people (0.7%).
The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Boroondara between 2011 and 2016 were:
- 35 hours - 39 hours (+958 persons)
- 40 hours (+914 persons)
- 49 hours or more (-849 persons)
- 1 hour - 15 hours (+806 persons)