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Resident workers - Hours worked

47.7% of the resident workers in Camden Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Camden 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
Camden Council area 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None1,4313.63.21,0923.83.8+339
1 hour - 15 hours3,6749.210.82,7149.410.4+960
16 hours - 24 hours3,5638.910.42,6019.09.7+962
25 hours - 34 hours3,6899.210.52,4468.59.8+1,243
35 hours - 39 hours7,84119.619.15,28118.418.2+2,560
40 hours8,23120.620.05,63519.619.4+2,596
41 hours - 48 hours4,05210.19.13,13210.910.0+920
49 hours or more6,79517.014.95,24918.216.4+1,546
Not stated7401.82.06132.12.3+127

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, Camden Council area - All industries: 3.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: 9.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: 8.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: 9.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: 19.6% 40 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: 20.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: 10.1% 49 hours or more, Camden Council area - All industries: 17.0% Not stated, Camden Council area - All industries: 1.8%
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, Camden Council area - All industries: +339 1 hour - 15 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +960 16 hours - 24 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +962 25 hours - 34 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +1,243 35 hours - 39 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +2,560 40 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +2,596 41 hours - 48 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +920 49 hours or more, Camden Council area - All industries: +1,546 Not stated, Camden Council area - All industries: +127
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 Camden Council area's resident workers in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 30.9% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 67.3% 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 Camden Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (17.0% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.2% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.9% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (9.2% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Camden Council area increased by 7,622 people (39.5%).

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

  • 40 hours (+2,596 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,560 people)
  • 49 hours or more (+1,546 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,243 people)

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