City of Brimbank

Resident workers - Hours worked

47.9% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in the City of Brimbank work 40 or more hours, compared to 54.4% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in 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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers hours worked
City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
None972.62.71263.43.2-29
1 hour - 15 hours3188.48.42958.08.2+23
16 hours - 24 hours2957.87.92486.77.8+47
25 hours - 34 hours3128.28.92777.58.6+35
35 hours - 39 hours90823.917.083822.615.5+70
40 hours1,08128.526.11,07829.124.1+3
41 hours - 48 hours3318.710.83669.912.3-35
49 hours or more40710.717.543211.719.5-25
Not stated471.20.7471.30.9--
Total Persons3,796100.0100.03,707100.0100.0+89

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 Brimbank's resident workers in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 26.9% of the resident workers in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 71.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 27.9% and 71.4% respectively for Victoria.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (23.9% compared to 17.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (28.5% compared to 26.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.7% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (10.7% compared to 17.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Brimbank increased by 13 people (0.5%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in the City of Brimbank between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+70 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+47 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+35 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-35 persons)

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