Eurobodalla Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

48.2% of All industries local workers in Eurobodalla Shire are employed part-time and 49.7% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Eurobodalla Shire 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
Eurobodalla Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None4733.93.25474.73.7-74
1 hour - 15 hours1,88415.710.81,80715.510.5+77
16 hours - 24 hours1,55012.910.51,43912.49.8+111
25 hours - 34 hours1,86415.610.51,64414.19.9+220
35 hours - 39 hours2,16218.019.12,00217.218.3+160
40 hours1,64113.720.01,60413.819.6+37
41 hours - 48 hours7896.69.18607.410.1-71
49 hours or more1,35911.314.91,44912.516.6-90
Not stated2592.22.02702.31.5-11
Total Persons11,981100.0100.011,622100.0100.0+359

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 workforce in Eurobodalla Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales within Eurobodalla Shire 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, 48.2% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 49.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales within Eurobodalla Shire.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (15.7% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (15.6% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (13.7% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (11.3% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Eurobodalla Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+220 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+160 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+111 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-90 local workers)

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