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Resident workers - Hours worked

31.8% of the female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in the City of Brimbank work 40 or more hours, compared to 36.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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 - Females20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Professional, Scientific and Technical Services%Number%Professional, Scientific and Technical Services%2011 to 2016
None282.93.4383.24.7-10
1 hour - 15 hours969.911.81079.011.6-11
16 hours - 24 hours9910.311.61149.69.8-15
25 hours - 34 hours10410.811.912210.210.9-18
35 hours - 39 hours32333.524.036130.324.6-38
40 hours21422.222.825921.722.3-45
41 hours - 48 hours474.96.81058.87.3-58
49 hours or more464.86.5746.27.3-28
Not stated80.81.2110.91.5-3

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 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 3.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 11.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 11.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 11.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 24.0% 40 hours, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 22.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 6.8% 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 6.5% Not stated, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 1.2% None, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 2.9% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 9.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 10.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 10.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 33.5% 40 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 22.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 4.9% 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 4.8% Not stated, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -10 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -11 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -15 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -18 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -38 40 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -45 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -58 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -28 Not stated, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -3
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 female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in 2016 compared to Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 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, 33.9% of the female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 65.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 38.7% and 60.1% respectively for Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the hours worked by the female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) of the City of Brimbank and Professional, Scientific and Technical Services were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (33.5% compared to 24.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 41 hours - 48 hours (4.9% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.9% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 49 hours or more (4.8% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the female resident workers (Wholesale Trade) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Brimbank decreased by 169 people (21.2%).

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

  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-58 females)
  • 40 hours (-45 females)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-38 females)
  • 49 hours or more (-28 females)

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