Griffith City

Resident workers - Hours worked

39.1% of the resident workers (All industries) in Griffith City work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.6% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Griffith City 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

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Resident workers hours worked
Griffith City - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours1,38510.110.81,17810.010.8+207
16 hours - 24 hours1,1518.410.41,0899.310.4+62
25 hours - 34 hours1,53111.210.01,23210.510.5+299
35 hours - 39 hours3,54525.920.42,62322.419.1+922
40 hours2,31116.918.72,16018.420.0+151
41 hours - 48 hours1,2869.47.41,1129.59.1+174
49 hours or more1,75112.811.51,69014.414.9+61
Not stated3082.21.72502.12.0+58
Total Persons13,692100.0100.011,723100.0100.0+1,969

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 Griffith City's resident workers in 2021 compared to New South Wales 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, 32.8% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 65.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.3% and 58.0% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of Griffith City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked None (3.1% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.4% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (25.9% compared to 20.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (9.4% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Griffith City increased by 1308 people (17.2%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in Griffith City between2016 and 2021 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+922 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+299 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+207 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (+174 persons)

Griffith City

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