Federation Council area

Resident workers - Hours worked

41.2% of the resident workers (All industries) in Federation Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.6% in NSW.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Federation Council area 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Select industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers hours worked
Federation Council - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. NSW%Number%. NSW%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours65812.010.857211.510.8+86
16 hours - 24 hours56010.210.450010.110.4+60
25 hours - 34 hours62911.510.057911.610.5+50
35 hours - 39 hours96017.620.475115.119.1+209
40 hours95017.418.792618.620.0+24
41 hours - 48 hours4708.67.44058.19.1+65
49 hours or more83315.211.585417.214.9-21
Not stated951.71.71212.42.0-26
Total Persons5,469100.0100.04,970100.0100.0+499

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Federation Council area's resident workers in 2021 compared to NSW shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 39.5% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 58.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.3% and 58.0% respectively for NSW.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of Federation Council area and NSW were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked None (5.7% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (11.5% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.6% compared to 20.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (15.2% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Federation Council area increased by 277 people (9.4%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in Federation Council area between2016 and 2021 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+209 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+86 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (+65 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+60 persons)

Federation Council

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