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Resident workers - Hours worked

39.6% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Coffs Harbour City work 40 or more hours, compared to 58.7% 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
None422.73.1505.03.5-8
1 hour - 15 hours1449.28.912812.78.2+16
16 hours - 24 hours19212.37.913613.57.4+56
25 hours - 34 hours22614.59.5888.88.4+138
35 hours - 39 hours31119.910.111111.18.0+200
40 hours26316.816.216816.715.4+95
41 hours - 48 hours1046.67.6737.37.7+31
49 hours or more25316.234.822322.239.2+30
Not stated291.91.9272.72.4+2

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 - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 3.1% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 8.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 7.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 9.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 10.1% 40 hours, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 16.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 7.6% 49 hours or more, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 34.8% Not stated, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 1.9% None, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 2.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 9.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 12.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 14.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 19.9% 40 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 16.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 6.6% 49 hours or more, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 16.2% Not stated, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 1.9%
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 - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: -8 1 hour - 15 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +16 16 hours - 24 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +56 25 hours - 34 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +138 35 hours - 39 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +200 40 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +95 41 hours - 48 hours, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +31 49 hours or more, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +30 Not stated, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +2
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 (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) 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, 38.6% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 59.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 29.3% and 68.8% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) of Coffs Harbour City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.9% compared to 10.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.5% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) worked 16 hours - 24 hours (12.3% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) worked 49 hours or more (16.2% compared to 34.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Coffs Harbour City increased by 356 people (61.9%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Coffs Harbour City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+200 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+138 people)
  • 40 hours (+95 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+56 people)

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