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Resident workers - Hours worked

36.4% of the resident workers in the City of Brimbank work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% in Victoria.

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%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
None2,2202.83.32,6883.53.9-468
1 hour - 15 hours9,23611.512.08,00710.511.4+1,229
16 hours - 24 hours8,82711.010.57,4219.79.7+1,406
25 hours - 34 hours8,83011.011.27,3249.610.1+1,506
35 hours - 39 hours19,33324.218.717,51222.917.6+1,821
40 hours16,02820.019.516,52321.619.5-495
41 hours - 48 hours5,8537.39.26,2258.110.2-372
49 hours or more7,2249.013.77,88810.315.2-664
Not stated2,4763.11.92,7963.72.2-320

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, Victoria : 3.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, Victoria : 12.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Victoria : 10.5% 25 hours - 34 hours, Victoria : 11.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Victoria : 18.7% 40 hours, Victoria : 19.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Victoria : 9.2% 49 hours or more, Victoria : 13.7% Not stated, Victoria : 1.9% None, City of Brimbank - All industries: 2.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: 11.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: 11.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: 11.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: 24.2% 40 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: 20.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: 7.3% 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank - All industries: 9.0% Not stated, City of Brimbank - All industries: 3.1%
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 - All industries: -468 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,229 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,406 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,506 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,821 40 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: -495 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: -372 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank - All industries: -664 Not stated, City of Brimbank - All industries: -320
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
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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) as well as a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 36.4% of the resident workers 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 of the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (24.2% compared to 18.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked Not stated (3.1% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (9.0% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (7.3% compared to 9.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Brimbank increased by 290 people (0.6%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,821 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,506 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,406 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,229 people)

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