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Resident workers - Hours worked

26.1% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) in the City of Gosnells work 40 or more hours, compared to 26.5% in Western Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
City of Gosnells 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
None1542.73.12304.03.8-76
1 hour - 15 hours1,22121.523.61,16520.222.6+56
16 hours - 24 hours85715.114.978913.713.9+68
25 hours - 34 hours79214.013.969412.012.4+98
35 hours - 39 hours1,11019.616.91,03017.815.5+80
40 hours69612.311.075013.011.4-54
41 hours - 48 hours3526.26.44808.37.7-128
49 hours or more4337.69.15389.311.1-105
Not stated591.01.0961.71.6-37

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

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, Western Australia - Retail Trade  : 3.1% 1 hour - 15 hours, Western Australia - Retail Trade  : 23.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, Western Australia - Retail Trade  : 14.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Western Australia - Retail Trade  : 13.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, Western Australia - Retail Trade  : 16.9% 40 hours, Western Australia - Retail Trade  : 11.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Western Australia - Retail Trade  : 6.4% 49 hours or more, Western Australia - Retail Trade  : 9.1% Not stated, Western Australia - Retail Trade  : 1.0% None, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: 2.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: 21.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: 15.1% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: 14.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: 19.6% 40 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: 12.3% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: 6.2% 49 hours or more, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: 7.6% Not stated, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: -76 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: +56 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: +68 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: +98 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: +80 40 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: -54 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: -128 49 hours or more, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: -105 Not stated, City of Gosnells - Retail Trade: -37
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Gosnells's resident workers (Retail Trade) 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, 53.3% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 45.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 55.6% and 43.4% respectively for Western Australia.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.6% compared to 16.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 40 hours (12.3% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (21.5% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 49 hours or more (7.6% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Retail Trade) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Gosnells decreased by 207 people (7.4%).

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

  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-128 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-105 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+98 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+80 people)

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