Hawkesbury City

Resident workers - Hours worked

37.5% of the resident workers (All industries) in Hawkesbury City work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.6% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Hawkesbury City 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
Hawkesbury City - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours3,65210.910.83,31810.310.8+334
16 hours - 24 hours3,69911.110.43,0079.310.4+692
25 hours - 34 hours3,1479.410.03,31810.310.5-171
35 hours - 39 hours6,16118.520.45,60617.319.1+555
40 hours5,93117.818.76,50020.120.0-569
41 hours - 48 hours2,4127.27.43,1439.79.1-731
49 hours or more4,16312.511.55,83818.114.9-1,675
Not stated5901.81.76352.02.0-45
Total Persons33,374100.0100.032,315100.0100.0+1,059

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Hawkesbury City's resident workers in 2021 compared to New South Wales 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, 42.3% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 55.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.3% and 58.0% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of Hawkesbury City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked None (10.8% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (18.5% compared to 20.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (17.8% compared to 18.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (12.5% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Hawkesbury City decreased by 2420 people (-11.5%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in Hawkesbury City between2016 and 2021 were:

  • None (+2,669 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-1,675 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-731 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+692 persons)

Hawkesbury City

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