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Resident workers - Hours worked

41.0% of the resident workers in the City of Darebin work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% in Victoria.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the City of Darebin's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Darebin 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
City of Darebin 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
None2,1083.03.32,5013.93.9-393
1 hour - 15 hours8,17411.612.06,75910.611.4+1,415
16 hours - 24 hours8,01911.410.56,74010.69.7+1,279
25 hours - 34 hours8,23011.711.26,69210.510.1+1,538
35 hours - 39 hours13,59419.318.712,37719.417.6+1,217
40 hours13,86019.719.512,62419.819.5+1,236
41 hours - 48 hours6,5109.39.26,57610.310.2-66
49 hours or more8,46912.013.78,07512.715.2+394
Not stated1,3471.91.91,4652.32.2-118

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, Victoria : 3.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, Victoria : 12.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Victoria : 10.5% 25 hours - 34 hours, Victoria : 11.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Victoria : 18.7% 40 hours, Victoria : 19.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Victoria : 9.2% 49 hours or more, Victoria : 13.7% Not stated, Victoria : 1.9% None, City of Darebin - All industries: 3.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: 11.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: 11.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: 11.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: 19.3% 40 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: 19.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: 9.3% 49 hours or more, City of Darebin - All industries: 12.0% Not stated, City of Darebin - All industries: 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, City of Darebin - All industries: -393 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: +1,415 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: +1,279 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: +1,538 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: +1,217 40 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: +1,236 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Darebin - All industries: -66 49 hours or more, City of Darebin - All industries: +394 Not stated, City of Darebin - All industries: -118
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 the City of Darebin's resident workers in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 37.7% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 60.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.1% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of the City of Darebin and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (11.4% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (12.0% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Darebin increased by 2,781 people (7.0%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in the City of Darebin between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,538 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,415 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,279 people)
  • 40 hours (+1,236 people)

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