Cumberland City

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

40.8% of All industries local workers in Cumberland City are employed part-time and 56.6% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Cumberland City across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2021 – by place of work

Select industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2021
Cumberland City - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours6,7909.210.86,2868.910.8+504
16 hours - 24 hours8,23711.110.56,4319.110.5+1,806
25 hours - 34 hours6,2868.510.06,3569.010.5-70
35 hours - 39 hours17,69023.920.417,28624.519.1+404
40 hours13,51118.318.714,92021.120.0-1,409
41 hours - 48 hours4,5656.27.46,4309.19.1-1,865
49 hours or more6,0808.211.59,49413.414.9-3,414
Not stated1,9492.61.71,8262.62.0+123
Total Persons73,996100.0100.070,666100.0100.0+3,330

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Cumberland City in 2021compared to New South Wales within Cumberland City shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 40.8% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 56.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.3% and 58.0% respectively for New South Wales within Cumberland City.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Cumberland City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who did not work (12.0% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.2% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (23.9% compared to 20.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (8.2% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Cumberland City between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • None (+7,251 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-3,414 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-1,865 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,806 local workers)

Cumberland City Council

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