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City of Gosnells

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

41.6% of All industries local workers in the City of Gosnells are employed part-time and 56.7% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the City of Gosnells 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 Gosnells - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2011 - 2016
None7873.24.09244.14.7-137
1 hour - 15 hours3,56014.611.92,93913.010.8+621
16 hours - 24 hours2,83511.79.92,37910.59.2+456
25 hours - 34 hours2,92412.010.62,50311.19.5+421
35 hours - 39 hours4,51518.617.13,83516.915.8+680
40 hours4,13817.017.73,80916.817.4+329
41 hours - 48 hours2,0078.39.42,0939.211.0-86
49 hours or more3,11512.817.73,59815.920.2-483
Not stated4251.71.75522.41.4-127
Total Persons24,306100.0100.022,632100.0100.0+1,674

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 Gosnells in 2016 compared to Western Australia within the City of Gosnells 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, 41.6% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 56.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.4% and 61.9% respectively for Western Australia within the City of Gosnells.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.6% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (11.7% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (18.6% compared to 17.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (12.8% compared to 17.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+680 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+621 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-483 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+456 local workers)

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