Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

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Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

35.7% of All industries local workers in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) are employed part-time and 62.6% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2011 - 2016
None6,3023.24.07,4824.04.7-1,180
1 hour - 15 hours23,01011.811.919,50610.510.8+3,504
16 hours - 24 hours19,2709.99.916,9489.19.2+2,322
25 hours - 34 hours21,04910.810.617,8159.69.5+3,234
35 hours - 39 hours38,22019.617.132,96917.715.8+5,251
40 hours37,34719.117.735,00318.817.4+2,344
41 hours - 48 hours19,59610.09.421,27311.411.0-1,677
49 hours or more26,97913.817.731,37416.820.2-4,395
Not stated3,3451.71.74,0282.21.4-683
Total Persons195,118100.0100.0186,398100.0100.0+8,720

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 workforce in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) in 2016 compared to Western Australia within the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 35.7% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 62.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.4% and 61.9% respectively for Western Australia within the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region).

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who did not work (3.2% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.6% compared to 17.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (19.1% compared to 17.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (13.8% compared to 17.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+5,251 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-4,395 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+3,504 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+3,234 local workers)

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