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Resident workers - Hours worked

22.8% of the female resident workers in Coffs Harbour City work 40 or more hours, compared to 31.0% 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 - Females20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None6194.24.17225.34.7-103
1 hour - 15 hours2,66618.114.62,52918.414.8+137
16 hours - 24 hours2,26115.314.72,10115.314.3+160
25 hours - 34 hours2,79518.914.62,46417.914.0+331
35 hours - 39 hours2,81819.119.22,56218.618.5+256
40 hours1,65411.216.11,45610.615.8+198
41 hours - 48 hours7184.96.57035.17.1+15
49 hours or more9966.88.49627.08.8+34
Not stated2281.51.82471.81.9-19

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 : 4.1% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales : 14.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales : 14.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales : 14.6% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales : 19.2% 40 hours, New South Wales : 16.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales : 6.5% 49 hours or more, New South Wales : 8.4% Not stated, New South Wales : 1.8% None, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 4.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 18.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 15.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 18.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 19.1% 40 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 11.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 4.9% 49 hours or more, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 6.8% Not stated, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: 1.5%
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: -103 1 hour - 15 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +137 16 hours - 24 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +160 25 hours - 34 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +331 35 hours - 39 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +256 40 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +198 41 hours - 48 hours, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +15 49 hours or more, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: +34 Not stated, Coffs Harbour City - All industries: -19
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 female 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, 56.5% of the female resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 41.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 48.0% and 50.3% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the female resident workers of Coffs Harbour City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (18.9% compared to 14.6%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (18.1% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers worked 40 hours (11.2% compared to 16.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers worked 49 hours or more (6.8% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the female resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Coffs Harbour City increased by 503 people (8.9%).

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+331 females)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+256 females)
  • 40 hours (+198 females)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+160 females)

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