City of Brimbank

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

34.1% of All industries local workers in the City of Brimbank are employed part-time and 63.4% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the City of Brimbank across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
City of Brimbank - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
None1,7882.73.31,9713.43.8-183
1 hour - 15 hours7,09910.712.06,03210.411.5+1,067
16 hours - 24 hours6,4619.710.55,3319.29.8+1,130
25 hours - 34 hours7,35311.111.25,5959.610.3+1,758
35 hours - 39 hours14,16721.318.711,66520.017.8+2,502
40 hours13,66320.619.512,21421.019.7+1,449
41 hours - 48 hours5,8808.89.25,5779.610.4+303
49 hours or more8,41512.713.68,16214.015.3+253
Not stated1,6602.51.91,6592.91.5+1
Total Persons66,486100.0100.058,206100.0100.0+8,280

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 workforce in the City of Brimbank in 2016 compared to Victoria within the City of Brimbank shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 34.1% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 63.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.0% respectively for Victoria within the City of Brimbank.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (10.7% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.3% compared to 18.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (20.6% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (12.7% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in the City of Brimbank between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,502 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,758 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+1,449 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,130 local workers)

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