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Resident workers - Hours worked

35.8% of the resident workers (Education and Training) in Coffs Harbour City work 40 or more hours, compared to 47.5% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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 - Education and Training 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Transport, Postal and Warehousing%Number%. Transport, Postal and Warehousing%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours36313.89.433113.810.7+32
16 hours - 24 hours31812.112.129512.38.1+23
25 hours - 34 hours42916.312.536915.411.3+60
35 hours - 39 hours46517.713.241317.212.3+52
40 hours37414.215.935915.013.3+15
41 hours - 48 hours2067.89.92078.610.5-1
49 hours or more36213.821.829812.427.0+64
Not stated170.61.2190.82.3-2
Total Persons2,631100.0100.02,401100.0100.0+230

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 Transport, Postal and Warehousing 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, 45.9% of the resident workers in Education and Training worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 53.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 38.0% and 60.8% respectively for Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Education and Training) of Coffs Harbour City and the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.8% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (16.3% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.7% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (13.8% compared to 21.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (Education and Training) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Coffs Harbour City increased by 130 people (10.2%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (+64 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+60 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+52 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+32 persons)

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