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Resident workers - Hours worked

47.9% of the resident workers (All industries) in Hawkesbury City work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
Hawkesbury City - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours3,31810.310.83,15710.110.4+161
16 hours - 24 hours3,0079.310.42,8399.19.7+168
25 hours - 34 hours3,31810.310.53,0369.79.8+282
35 hours - 39 hours5,60617.319.15,20416.718.2+402
40 hours6,50020.120.06,03019.319.4+470
41 hours - 48 hours3,1439.79.13,15710.110.0-14
49 hours or more5,83818.114.95,86418.816.4-26
Not stated6352.02.07202.32.3-85
Total Persons32,315100.0100.031,181100.0100.0+1,134

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 Hawkesbury City's resident workers in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 32.8% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 65.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% 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 smaller percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (9.3% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.3% compared to 19.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (9.7% compared to 9.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (18.1% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Hawkesbury City increased by 832 people (4.1%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in Hawkesbury City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (+470 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+402 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+282 persons)
  • None (-224 persons)

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