City of Boroondara

Resident workers - Hours worked

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.

Hours worked statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure Occupations, and Income to provide more insight into the observations made.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
City of Boroondara - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
None2,3282.83.32,7553.43.9-427
1 hour - 15 hours11,66214.212.010,85613.511.4+806
16 hours - 24 hours8,91510.810.58,31210.49.7+603
25 hours - 34 hours8,40310.211.27,6509.510.1+753
35 hours - 39 hours10,83513.218.79,87712.317.6+958
40 hours15,58518.919.514,67118.319.5+914
41 hours - 48 hours7,9779.79.28,64010.810.2-663
49 hours or more15,37218.713.716,22120.215.2-849
Not stated1,1761.41.91,3091.62.2-133
Total Persons82,253100.0100.080,291100.0100.0+1,962

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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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