Cardinia Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

43.1% of All industries local workers in Cardinia Shire are employed part-time and 54.7% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Cardinia Shire across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2016
Cardinia Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours3,70716.012.02,92215.811.5+785
16 hours - 24 hours2,76611.910.52,00410.89.8+762
25 hours - 34 hours2,80712.111.22,15011.610.3+657
35 hours - 39 hours3,63915.718.72,57213.917.8+1,067
40 hours3,76216.319.53,00316.319.7+759
41 hours - 48 hours1,9718.59.21,6609.010.4+311
49 hours or more3,29014.213.63,15617.115.3+134
Not stated5092.21.93942.11.5+115
Total Persons23,150100.0100.018,477100.0100.0+4,673

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 the workforce in Cardinia Shire in 2016 compared to Victoria within Cardinia Shire shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 43.1% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 54.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.0% respectively for Victoria within Cardinia Shire.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Cardinia Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (16.0% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (11.9% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (15.7% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (16.3% compared to 19.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Cardinia Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,067 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+785 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+762 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+759 local workers)

Cardinia Shire

economic profile