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Resident workers - Hours worked

35.6% of the resident workers in Coffs Harbour City work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Coffs Harbour City 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
Coffs Harbour City 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None1,0503.53.21,2834.63.8-233
1 hour - 15 hours4,10613.910.83,86613.810.4+240
16 hours - 24 hours3,34011.310.43,04710.99.7+293
25 hours - 34 hours4,27714.410.53,77113.59.8+506
35 hours - 39 hours5,78419.519.15,31219.018.2+472
40 hours4,50515.220.04,01814.419.4+487
41 hours - 48 hours2,2157.59.12,2788.110.0-63
49 hours or more3,81312.914.93,83813.716.4-25
Not stated5321.82.05802.12.3-48

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, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 3.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 13.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 11.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 14.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 19.5% 40 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 15.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 7.5% 49 hours or more, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 12.9% Not stated, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 1.8%
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, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: -233 1 hour - 15 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +240 16 hours - 24 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +293 25 hours - 34 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +506 35 hours - 39 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +472 40 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +487 41 hours - 48 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: -63 49 hours or more, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: -25 Not stated, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: -48
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 Coffs Harbour City'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, 43.1% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 55.1% 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 Coffs Harbour City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.4% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.9% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (15.2% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (12.9% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Coffs Harbour City increased by 871 people (5.6%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in Coffs Harbour City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+506 people)
  • 40 hours (+487 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+472 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+293 people)

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