City of Greater Geelong

Resident workers - Hours worked

39.3% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Greater Geelong work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Greater Geelong 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
City of Greater Geelong - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
None4,0984.03.34,1344.33.9-36
1 hour - 15 hours14,42013.912.012,62513.211.4+1,795
16 hours - 24 hours11,73811.310.59,84110.39.7+1,897
25 hours - 34 hours12,46412.011.210,49111.010.1+1,973
35 hours - 39 hours18,31617.718.716,15916.917.6+2,157
40 hours18,71418.119.517,53918.419.5+1,175
41 hours - 48 hours9,0988.89.29,77710.210.2-679
49 hours or more12,87412.413.712,90613.515.2-32
Not stated1,8541.81.91,9342.02.2-80
Total Persons103,576100.0100.095,406100.0100.0+8,170

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 City of Greater Geelong's resident workers 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, 41.2% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 57.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.1% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Greater Geelong and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.9% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.7% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (18.1% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (12.4% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Greater Geelong increased by 2621 people (4.6%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Greater Geelong between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,157 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,973 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,897 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,795 persons)

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