Hobsons Bay City

Resident workers - Hours worked

45.2% of the resident workers (All industries) in Hobsons Bay City work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Hobsons Bay 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
Hobsons Bay City - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
None1,4023.33.31,5383.93.9-136
1 hour - 15 hours4,29310.212.03,8939.911.4+400
16 hours - 24 hours4,1439.910.53,8169.79.7+327
25 hours - 34 hours4,42710.511.23,7089.410.1+719
35 hours - 39 hours8,01119.118.77,26118.417.6+750
40 hours8,81021.019.58,24420.919.5+566
41 hours - 48 hours4,19010.09.24,20510.710.2-15
49 hours or more5,95814.213.75,88714.915.2+71
Not stated7391.81.98812.22.2-142
Total Persons41,973100.0100.039,433100.0100.0+2,540

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Hobsons Bay City's resident workers in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 34.0% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 64.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.1% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of Hobsons Bay City and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (10.2% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (10.5% compared to 11.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (21.0% compared to 19.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (10.0% compared to 9.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Hobsons Bay City increased by 1372 people (5.4%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+750 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+719 persons)
  • 40 hours (+566 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+400 persons)

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