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Resident workers - Hours worked

50.1% of the resident workers in City of Darwin work 40 or more hours, compared to 50.5% in Northern Territory.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Darwin 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 Darwin 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Northern Territory%Number%Northern Territory%2011 to 2016
None1,6764.04.41,9365.05.4-260
1 hour - 15 hours2,9387.06.62,6146.76.7+324
16 hours - 24 hours2,8796.86.22,4396.36.4+440
25 hours - 34 hours3,4378.28.23,0918.08.1+346
35 hours - 39 hours9,13421.721.78,08820.819.8+1,046
40 hours8,07119.218.97,58119.519.0+490
41 hours - 48 hours4,34210.310.14,60111.911.2-259
49 hours or more8,68120.621.57,57319.520.7+1,108
Not stated9192.22.58722.22.7+47

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, Northern Territory : 4.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Northern Territory : 6.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, Northern Territory : 6.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Northern Territory : 8.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Northern Territory : 21.7% 40 hours, Northern Territory : 18.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Northern Territory : 10.1% 49 hours or more, Northern Territory : 21.5% Not stated, Northern Territory : 2.5% None, City of Darwin - All industries: 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: 7.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: 6.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: 8.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: 21.7% 40 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: 19.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: 10.3% 49 hours or more, City of Darwin - All industries: 20.6% Not stated, City of Darwin - All industries: 2.2%
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 Darwin - All industries: -260 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: +324 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: +440 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: +346 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: +1,046 40 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: +490 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Darwin - All industries: -259 49 hours or more, City of Darwin - All industries: +1,108 Not stated, City of Darwin - All industries: +47
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 City of Darwin's resident workers in 2016 compared to Northern Territory shows that there was a higher proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a similar proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 26.0% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 71.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 25.3% and 72.1% respectively for Northern Territory.

The major difference between hours worked by the resident workers of City of Darwin and Northern Territory is:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (20.6% compared to 21.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in City of Darwin increased by 2,385 people (8.6%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (+1,108 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,046 people)
  • 40 hours (+490 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+440 people)

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