City of Gosnells

Resident workers - Hours worked

40.4% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Gosnells work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.6% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Gosnells 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 Gosnells - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours6,00311.311.94,9919.810.8+1,012
16 hours - 24 hours5,2319.99.94,4338.79.2+798
25 hours - 34 hours5,89311.110.74,9729.79.5+921
35 hours - 39 hours11,57921.917.210,18519.915.8+1,394
40 hours10,11519.117.89,67018.917.4+445
41 hours - 48 hours4,6408.89.55,43210.610.9-792
49 hours or more6,61812.517.37,94015.519.6-1,322
Not stated1,0762.01.71,2262.42.0-150
Total Persons52,926100.0100.051,067100.0100.0+1,859

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Gosnells's resident workers in 2016 compared to Western Australia 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, 35.7% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 62.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.5% and 61.8% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Gosnells and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.9% compared to 17.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (19.1% compared to 17.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.8% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (12.5% compared to 17.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Gosnells decreased by 275 people (-0.8%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,394 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-1,322 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,012 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+921 persons)

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