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Resident workers - Hours worked

51.9% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in the City of Darebin work 40 or more hours, compared to 53.8% 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
None392.22.5632.52.7-24
1 hour - 15 hours1045.85.91315.25.7-27
16 hours - 24 hours1438.06.62088.26.4-65
25 hours - 34 hours1377.67.11947.67.1-57
35 hours - 39 hours42023.423.452520.720.8-105
40 hours44424.725.365325.724.8-209
41 hours - 48 hours21812.112.432312.713.1-105
49 hours or more27115.116.140516.018.1-134
Not stated211.20.7351.41.3-14

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 - Wholesale Trade  : 2.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 5.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 6.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 7.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 23.4% 40 hours, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 25.3% 41 hours - 48 hours, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 12.4% 49 hours or more, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 16.1% Not stated, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 0.7% None, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: 2.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: 5.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: 8.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: 7.6% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: 23.4% 40 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: 24.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: 12.1% 49 hours or more, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: 15.1% Not stated, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: 1.2%
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 - Wholesale Trade: -24 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: -27 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: -65 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: -57 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: -105 40 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: -209 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: -105 49 hours or more, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: -134 Not stated, City of Darebin - Wholesale Trade: -14
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 (Wholesale Trade) 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, 23.5% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 75.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 22.1% and 77.2% respectively for Victoria.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.0% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 49 hours or more (15.1% compared to 16.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Darebin decreased by 553 people (29.0%).

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

  • 40 hours (-209 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-134 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-105 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-105 people)

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