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Resident workers - Hours worked

35.2% of the resident workers (All industries) in Clarence Valley Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in Victoria.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for Clarence Valley Council area's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in Clarence Valley 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
Clarence Valley Council - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None7394.23.28074.53.8-68
1 hour - 15 hours2,36813.510.82,42813.710.4-60
16 hours - 24 hours2,08111.810.41,98811.29.7+93
25 hours - 34 hours2,54514.510.52,35913.39.8+186
35 hours - 39 hours3,25418.519.13,26818.418.2-14
40 hours2,42113.820.02,52914.219.4-108
41 hours - 48 hours1,2967.49.11,3987.910.0-102
49 hours or more2,46214.014.92,56514.416.4-103
Not stated3962.32.04232.42.3-27
Total Persons17,562100.0100.017,765100.0100.0-203

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Clarence Valley Council area's resident workers in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a higher 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, 44.0% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 53.7% 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 Clarence Valley Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.5% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.5% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (13.8% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (7.4% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Clarence Valley Council area decreased by 327 people (-3.4%).

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+186 persons)
  • 40 hours (-108 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-103 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-102 persons)

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