City of Darebin

Resident workers - Hours worked

41.0% of the resident workers (All industries) 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 City of Darebin's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in 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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers hours worked
City of Darebin - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
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
Total Persons70,311100.0100.063,809100.0100.0+6,502

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id informed decisions

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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 in All industries 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 (All industries) 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 larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (11.7% compared to 11.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.3% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (12.0% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Darebin increased by 2781 people (7.0%).

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

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

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