Federation Council area

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

36.4% of All industries local workers in Federation Council area are employed part-time and 61.8% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Federation Council area 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 2021 – by place of work

Select industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2021
Federation Council area - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. NSW%Number%. NSW%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours65312.010.858111.810.8+72
16 hours - 24 hours5239.610.54479.110.5+76
25 hours - 34 hours5389.910.053910.910.5-1
35 hours - 39 hours1,04419.220.483316.919.1+211
40 hours92817.118.793118.920.0-3
41 hours - 48 hours5379.97.44308.79.1+107
49 hours or more84815.611.583016.914.9+18
Not stated961.81.71072.22.0-11
Total Persons5,432100.0100.04,923100.0100.0+509

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

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

Overall, 36.4% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 61.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.3% and 58.0% respectively for NSW within Federation Council area.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Federation Council area and NSW were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who did not work (4.9% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (17.1% compared to 18.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (9.9% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (15.6% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Federation Council area between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+211 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (+107 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+76 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+72 local workers)

Federation Council

economic profile