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City of Armadale

Resident workers - Hours worked

42.3% of the resident workers in City of Armadale work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.6% in Western Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Armadale 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 Armadale 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
None1,4333.94.01,3684.64.7+65
1 hour - 15 hours4,05811.211.92,9359.910.8+1,123
16 hours - 24 hours3,2569.09.92,6048.89.2+652
25 hours - 34 hours3,93710.910.72,8869.79.5+1,051
35 hours - 39 hours7,60521.017.25,47718.415.8+2,128
40 hours6,68118.417.85,34418.017.4+1,337
41 hours - 48 hours3,5029.79.53,37311.310.9+129
49 hours or more5,16414.217.35,03216.919.6+132
Not stated6491.81.77312.52.0-82

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 : 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Western Australia : 11.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Western Australia : 9.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Western Australia : 10.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Western Australia : 17.2% 40 hours, Western Australia : 17.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Western Australia : 9.5% 49 hours or more, Western Australia : 17.3% Not stated, Western Australia : 1.7% None, City of Armadale - All industries: 3.9% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: 11.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: 9.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: 10.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: 21.0% 40 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: 18.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: 9.7% 49 hours or more, City of Armadale - All industries: 14.2% Not stated, City of Armadale - All industries: 1.8%
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 Armadale - All industries: +65 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: +1,123 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: +652 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: +1,051 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: +2,128 40 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: +1,337 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Armadale - All industries: +129 49 hours or more, City of Armadale - All industries: +132 Not stated, City of Armadale - All industries: -82
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 City of Armadale'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, 35.0% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 63.3% 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 of City of Armadale and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.0% compared to 17.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (14.2% compared to 17.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (9.0% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.2% compared to 11.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in City of Armadale increased by 3,726 people (19.4%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in City of Armadale between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,128 people)
  • 40 hours (+1,337 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,123 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,051 people)

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