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Cardinia Shire

Resident workers - Hours worked

43.2% of the resident workers in Cardinia Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 27.0% in Arts and Recreation Services.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Cardinia Shire 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
Cardinia Shire 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Arts and Recreation Services%Number%Arts and Recreation Services%2011 to 2016
None1,4933.33.91,2993.64.7+194
1 hour - 15 hours5,08511.327.64,00411.024.8+1,081
16 hours - 24 hours4,4529.913.53,2338.911.5+1,219
25 hours - 34 hours4,98011.112.83,67110.110.6+1,309
35 hours - 39 hours8,59919.113.96,23717.215.8+2,362
40 hours8,64519.210.67,06219.513.8+1,583
41 hours - 48 hours4,3739.77.23,83710.65.2+536
49 hours or more6,41214.39.36,15517.011.5+257
Not stated9052.01.17502.12.0+155

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, Cardinia Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 3.9% 1 hour - 15 hours, Cardinia Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 27.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, Cardinia Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 13.5% 25 hours - 34 hours, Cardinia Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 12.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, Cardinia Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 13.9% 40 hours, Cardinia Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 10.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, Cardinia Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 7.2% 49 hours or more, Cardinia Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 9.3% Not stated, Cardinia Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 1.1% None, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 3.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 11.3% 16 hours - 24 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 9.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 11.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 19.1% 40 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 19.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 9.7% 49 hours or more, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 14.3% Not stated, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 2.0%
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, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +194 1 hour - 15 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +1,081 16 hours - 24 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +1,219 25 hours - 34 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +1,309 35 hours - 39 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +2,362 40 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +1,583 41 hours - 48 hours, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +536 49 hours or more, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +257 Not stated, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +155
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Cardinia Shire's resident workers in 2016 compared to Arts and Recreation Services 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, 35.6% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 62.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 57.9% and 41.0% respectively for Arts and Recreation Services.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of Cardinia Shire and Arts and Recreation Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (19.2% compared to 10.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.1% compared to 13.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (14.3% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.3% compared to 27.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Cardinia Shire increased by 4,738 people (20.3%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in Cardinia Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,362 people)
  • 40 hours (+1,583 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,309 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,219 people)

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