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Resident workers - Hours worked

32.7% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) in Camden Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 29.6% 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
None1443.43.11203.83.7+24
1 hour - 15 hours75617.819.957018.020.1+186
16 hours - 24 hours54412.814.944514.113.8+99
25 hours - 34 hours54412.813.234010.812.2+204
35 hours - 39 hours81819.218.050616.016.5+312
40 hours58213.712.941713.212.7+165
41 hours - 48 hours3127.36.82558.17.6+57
49 hours or more49911.710.045514.411.8+44
Not stated571.31.2501.61.7+7

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 - Retail Trade  : 3.1% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 19.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 14.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 13.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 18.0% 40 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 12.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 6.8% 49 hours or more, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 10.0% Not stated, New South Wales - Retail Trade  : 1.2% None, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: 3.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: 17.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: 12.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: 12.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: 19.2% 40 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: 13.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: 7.3% 49 hours or more, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: 11.7% Not stated, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: 1.3%
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 - Retail Trade: +24 1 hour - 15 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: +186 16 hours - 24 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: +99 25 hours - 34 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: +204 35 hours - 39 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: +312 40 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: +165 41 hours - 48 hours, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: +57 49 hours or more, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: +44 Not stated, Camden Council area - Retail Trade: +7
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 (Retail Trade) 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, 46.7% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 52.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 51.2% and 47.7% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Retail Trade) of Camden Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 49 hours or more (11.7% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.2% compared to 18.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (17.8% compared to 19.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 16 hours - 24 hours (12.8% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Retail Trade) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Camden Council area increased by 578 people (35.4%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+312 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+204 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+186 people)
  • 40 hours (+165 people)

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