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Resident workers - Hours worked

54.9% of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) in Coffs Harbour City work 40 or more hours, compared to 56.5% 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
Coffs Harbour City Council - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None94.03.0155.63.9-6
1 hour - 15 hours73.12.362.22.1+1
16 hours - 24 hours73.13.6114.13.6-4
25 hours - 34 hours177.65.0228.25.1-5
35 hours - 39 hours5524.628.78230.628.0-27
40 hours5825.928.06223.124.9-4
41 hours - 48 hours3013.411.8269.713.7+4
49 hours or more3515.616.74014.917.3-5
Not stated62.70.941.51.3+2
Total Persons224100.0100.0268100.0100.0-44

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 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, 17.9% of the resident workers in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 79.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 13.8% and 85.3% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) of Coffs Harbour City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (7.6% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (24.6% compared to 28.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (25.9% compared to 28.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked Not stated (2.7% compared to 0.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Coffs Harbour City decreased by 32 people (-15.2%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) in Coffs Harbour City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-27 persons)
  • None (-6 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-5 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (-5 persons)

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