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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

39.8% of All industries local workers in Burwood Council area are employed part-time and 58.1% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Monash 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
Burwood Council area - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours2,15813.010.81,94811.910.5+210
16 hours - 24 hours2,13212.810.51,81611.19.8+316
25 hours - 34 hours1,82911.010.51,66210.19.9+167
35 hours - 39 hours3,34220.119.13,13219.118.3+210
40 hours3,34620.120.03,36520.519.6-19
41 hours - 48 hours1,2507.59.11,4378.810.1-187
49 hours or more1,72610.414.91,92711.816.6-201
Not stated3412.12.04422.71.5-101
Total Persons16,620100.0100.016,379100.0100.0+241

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 Burwood Council area in 2016 compared to New South Wales within Burwood Council area 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, 39.8% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 58.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales within City of Monash.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Burwood Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.0% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (12.8% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (7.5% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (10.4% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Burwood Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+316 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+210 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+210 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-201 local workers)

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