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Resident workers - Hours worked

39.6% of the resident workers in City of Canterbury Bankstown work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in New South Wales.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for City of Canterbury Bankstown's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in City of Canterbury Bankstown 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
City of Canterbury Bankstown 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None3,6662.73.24,3203.53.8-654
1 hour - 15 hours14,85010.710.812,0529.710.4+2,798
16 hours - 24 hours15,61311.310.412,54410.19.7+3,069
25 hours - 34 hours14,37810.410.512,1539.89.8+2,225
35 hours - 39 hours30,89222.419.127,29621.918.2+3,596
40 hours29,19221.120.026,55321.319.4+2,639
41 hours - 48 hours10,7937.89.110,6658.610.0+128
49 hours or more14,72410.714.914,66111.816.4+63
Not stated4,0893.02.04,2843.42.3-195

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, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 2.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 10.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 11.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 10.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 22.4% 40 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 21.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 7.8% 49 hours or more, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 10.7% Not stated, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 3.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: -654 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +2,798 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +3,069 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +2,225 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +3,596 40 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +2,639 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +128 49 hours or more, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +63 Not stated, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: -195
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 City of Canterbury Bankstown's resident workers in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a similar 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, 35.1% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 61.9% 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 City of Canterbury Bankstown and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (22.4% compared to 19.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (21.1% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (10.7% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (7.8% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in City of Canterbury Bankstown increased by 6,426 people (8.1%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in City of Canterbury Bankstown between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+3,596 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+3,069 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+2,798 people)
  • 40 hours (+2,639 people)

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