City of Brimbank

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

50.5% of All industries female local workers in the City of Brimbank are employed part-time and 47.2% 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 - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Professional, Scientific and Technical Services%Number%. Professional, Scientific and Technical Services%2011 - 2016
None1,0033.62.91,0484.34.5-45
1 hour - 15 hours4,37815.615.83,93216.020.3+446
16 hours - 24 hours4,09714.613.83,53214.414.2+565
25 hours - 34 hours4,68316.713.63,65414.912.9+1,029
35 hours - 39 hours5,66920.218.94,76519.417.7+904
40 hours4,17014.921.93,92916.016.5+241
41 hours - 48 hours1,6205.85.81,4996.15.6+121
49 hours or more1,7676.36.21,5806.46.9+187
Not stated6482.31.16212.51.3+27
Total Females28,035100.0100.024,560100.0100.0+3,475

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 female workforce in the City of Brimbank in 2016 compared to the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services female workforce 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, 50.5% of the female workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 47.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 46.2% and 52.7% respectively for the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services female workforce within the City of Brimbank.

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

  • A larger percentage of female local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (16.7% compared to 13.6%)
  • A larger percentage of female local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (20.2% compared to 18.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of female local workers who worked 40 hours (14.9% compared to 21.9%)
  • A larger percentage of female local workers who worked Not stated (2.3% compared to 1.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,029 female local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+904 female local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+565 female local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+446 female local workers)

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