Hilltops Council area

Resident workers - Hours worked

43.1% of the resident workers (All industries) in the Hilltops Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Hilltops Council area 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
Hilltops Council area - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. NSW%Number%. NSW%2011 - 2016
None2703.63.22913.93.8-21
1 hour - 15 hours87911.610.888211.710.4-3
16 hours - 24 hours75810.010.47009.39.7+58
25 hours - 34 hours91012.010.583011.09.8+80
35 hours - 39 hours1,29017.119.11,15015.318.2+140
40 hours1,17815.620.01,19315.819.4-15
41 hours - 48 hours6448.59.17069.410.0-62
49 hours or more1,43819.014.91,56620.816.4-128
Not stated1892.52.02092.82.3-20
Total Persons7,556100.0100.07,527100.0100.0+29

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 Hilltops Council area's resident workers in 2016 compared to NSW 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, 37.3% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 60.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for NSW.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the Hilltops Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (12.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.1% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (15.6% compared to 20.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (19.0% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Hilltops Council area decreased by 65 people (-1.4%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+140 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-128 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+80 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-62 persons)

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