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Resident workers - Hours worked

40.1% of the resident workers in Burwood Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in New South Wales.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for Burwood Council area's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in Burwood Council area 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
Burwood Council area 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None4092.43.24743.13.8-65
1 hour - 15 hours1,83310.710.81,59410.610.4+239
16 hours - 24 hours2,46614.410.42,02513.49.7+441
25 hours - 34 hours1,71310.010.51,3709.19.8+343
35 hours - 39 hours3,41219.919.12,81218.618.2+600
40 hours3,71421.620.03,21321.319.4+501
41 hours - 48 hours1,3017.69.11,3188.710.0-17
49 hours or more1,87510.914.91,92212.716.4-47
Not stated4612.72.03772.52.3+84

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, New South Wales : 3.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales : 10.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales : 10.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales : 10.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales : 19.1% 40 hours, New South Wales : 20.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales : 9.1% 49 hours or more, New South Wales : 14.9% Not stated, New South Wales : 2.0% None, Burwood Council area - All industries: 2.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: 10.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: 14.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: 10.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: 19.9% 40 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: 21.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: 7.6% 49 hours or more, Burwood Council area - All industries: 10.9% Not stated, Burwood Council area - All industries: 2.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Burwood Council area - All industries: -65 1 hour - 15 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: +239 16 hours - 24 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: +441 25 hours - 34 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: +343 35 hours - 39 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: +600 40 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: +501 41 hours - 48 hours, Burwood Council area - All industries: -17 49 hours or more, Burwood Council area - All industries: -47 Not stated, Burwood Council area - All industries: +84
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Burwood Council area's resident workers in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a higher 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, 37.4% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 60.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of Burwood Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (14.4% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (21.6% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (10.9% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (7.6% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Burwood Council area increased by 1,037 people (11.2%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in Burwood Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+600 people)
  • 40 hours (+501 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+441 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+343 people)

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