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City of Armadale

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

46.5% of All industries local workers in the City of Armadale are employed part-time and 51.6% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the City of Armadale 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
City of Armadale - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2011 - 2016
None6243.54.06474.64.7-23
1 hour - 15 hours2,92216.611.92,16015.510.8+762
16 hours - 24 hours2,18212.49.91,70412.29.2+478
25 hours - 34 hours2,46314.010.61,78712.89.5+676
35 hours - 39 hours2,94616.717.12,16915.515.8+777
40 hours2,78915.817.72,08714.917.4+702
41 hours - 48 hours1,3847.99.41,1638.311.0+221
49 hours or more1,97411.217.71,90713.720.2+67
Not stated3231.81.73462.51.4-23
Total Persons17,607100.0100.013,970100.0100.0+3,637

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 City of Armadale in 2016 compared to Western Australia within the City of Armadale shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 46.5% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 51.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.4% and 61.9% respectively for Western Australia within the City of Armadale.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the City of Armadale and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (16.6% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (12.4% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.0% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (11.2% compared to 17.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in the City of Armadale between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+777 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+762 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+702 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+676 local workers)

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