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Resident workers - Hours worked

38.4% of the resident workers in City of Canning work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.6% in Western Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Canning 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 Canning 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
None1,3753.34.01,6603.94.7-285
1 hour - 15 hours5,83413.811.95,34512.410.8+489
16 hours - 24 hours5,17512.39.94,59310.79.2+582
25 hours - 34 hours4,58410.910.74,0549.49.5+530
35 hours - 39 hours8,26419.617.27,95318.515.8+311
40 hours7,75318.417.88,04318.717.4-290
41 hours - 48 hours3,4848.39.54,43110.310.9-947
49 hours or more4,96111.817.36,06514.119.6-1,104
Not stated7031.71.78802.02.0-177

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 Canning - All industries: 3.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Canning - All industries: 13.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Canning - All industries: 12.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Canning - All industries: 10.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Canning - All industries: 19.6% 40 hours, City of Canning - All industries: 18.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Canning - All industries: 8.3% 49 hours or more, City of Canning - All industries: 11.8% Not stated, City of Canning - All industries: 1.7%
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 Canning - All industries: -285 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Canning - All industries: +489 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Canning - All industries: +582 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Canning - All industries: +530 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Canning - All industries: +311 40 hours, City of Canning - All industries: -290 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Canning - All industries: -947 49 hours or more, City of Canning - All industries: -1,104 Not stated, City of Canning - All industries: -177
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 Canning's resident workers in 2016 compared to Western Australia 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, 40.3% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 58.1% 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 Canning and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.6% compared to 17.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (12.3% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.8% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (11.8% compared to 17.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in City of Canning decreased by 2,030 people (7.7%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (-1,104 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-947 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+582 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+530 people)

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