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Resident workers - Hours worked

57.9% of the resident workers (Construction) in the City of Brimbank work 40 or more hours, compared to 36.2% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Brimbank 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 Brimbank 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing%Number%Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing%2011 to 2016
None1362.21.41712.96.3-35
1 hour - 15 hours3545.713.22874.810.5+67
16 hours - 24 hours4086.614.03726.313.5+36
25 hours - 34 hours5098.310.74337.315.6+76
35 hours - 39 hours1,09317.722.994616.013.5+147
40 hours1,90931.020.41,94932.919.8-40
41 hours - 48 hours66710.86.362210.58.0+45
49 hours or more99116.19.595816.28.4+33
Not stated971.61.61933.34.2-96

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, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 1.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 13.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 14.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 10.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 22.9% 40 hours, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 20.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 6.3% 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 9.5% Not stated, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 1.6% None, City of Brimbank - Construction: 2.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: 5.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: 6.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: 8.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: 17.7% 40 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: 31.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: 10.8% 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank - Construction: 16.1% Not stated, City of Brimbank - Construction: 1.6%
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 Brimbank - Construction: -35 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: +67 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: +36 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: +76 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: +147 40 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: -40 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank - Construction: +45 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank - Construction: +33 Not stated, City of Brimbank - Construction: -96
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 Brimbank's resident workers (Construction) in 2016 compared to Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 22.8% of the resident workers (Construction) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 75.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.3% and 59.1% respectively for Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Construction) of the City of Brimbank and Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Construction) worked 40 hours (31.0% compared to 20.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Construction) worked 49 hours or more (16.1% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Construction) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (5.7% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Construction) worked 16 hours - 24 hours (6.6% compared to 14.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Construction) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Brimbank increased by 185 people (4.1%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Construction) in the City of Brimbank between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+147 people)
  • Not stated (-96 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+76 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+67 people)

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