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Resident workers - Hours worked

40.6% of the resident workers (All industries) in Broken Hill City work 40 or more hours, compared to 81.3% in Mining.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Broken Hill City 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
Broken Hill City - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Mining%Number%. Mining%2011 - 2016
None3274.73.83555.15.3-28
1 hour - 15 hours77011.21.273610.50.7+34
16 hours - 24 hours5888.52.15688.13.1+20
25 hours - 34 hours81511.82.477211.01.3+43
35 hours - 39 hours1,43220.86.71,30018.54.5+132
40 hours1,08415.77.51,16716.78.0-83
41 hours - 48 hours5648.220.16138.717.5-49
49 hours or more1,14816.653.71,29318.457.3-145
Not stated1672.42.42052.92.4-38
Total Persons6,895100.0100.07,009100.0100.0-114

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 Broken Hill City's resident workers in 2016 compared to Mining shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 36.3% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 61.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 9.5% and 88.1% respectively for Mining.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of Broken Hill City and the Mining workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.2% compared to 1.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (20.8% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.2% compared to 20.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (16.6% compared to 53.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Broken Hill City decreased by 145 people (-3.3%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in Broken Hill City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-145 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+132 persons)
  • 40 hours (-83 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-49 persons)

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