City of Brimbank

Local workers - Hours worked - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

31.6% of Professional, Scientific and Technical Services local workers in the City of Brimbank are employed part-time and 67.2% 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 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
None422.22.7493.63.2-7
1 hour - 15 hours19510.48.416011.78.2+35
16 hours - 24 hours1839.88.01319.67.8+52
25 hours - 34 hours1719.19.01218.98.6+50
35 hours - 39 hours34618.517.023317.115.5+113
40 hours47525.426.131423.024.1+161
41 hours - 48 hours1618.610.81138.312.4+48
49 hours or more27514.717.422516.519.5+50
Not stated221.20.7171.20.8+5
Total Persons1,870100.0100.01,363100.0100.0+507

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

Overall, 31.6% of the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 67.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 28.0% and 71.3% respectively for Victoria within the City of Brimbank.

The major differences between the hours worked by the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services workforce in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (10.4% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (9.8% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.6% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (14.7% compared to 17.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 40 hours (+161 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+113 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+52 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (+50 local workers)

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