Camden Council area

Resident workers - Hours worked

47.7% of the resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
Camden Council - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
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
Total Persons40,016100.0100.028,763100.0100.0+11,253

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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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 in All industries 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 (All industries) of Camden Council area and New South Wales were:

  • 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%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (17.0% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Camden Council area increased by 7622 people (39.5%).

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

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

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