Hume City

Resident workers - Hours worked

34.7% of the resident workers (All industries) in Hume City work 40 or more hours, compared to 38.3% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Hume 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
Hume City - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours11,39511.111.79,07911.212.0+2,316
16 hours - 24 hours11,34811.010.88,36910.310.5+2,979
25 hours - 34 hours11,82311.511.69,07811.211.2+2,745
35 hours - 39 hours25,05224.320.818,42422.718.7+6,628
40 hours19,68419.119.215,99619.719.5+3,688
41 hours - 48 hours7,2877.18.06,7958.49.2+492
49 hours or more8,7708.511.18,70410.713.7+66
Not stated2,5582.51.72,1852.71.9+373
Total Persons102,891100.0100.081,032100.0100.0+21,859

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 Hume City's resident workers in 2021 compared to Victoria shows that there was a lower 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, 38.4% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 59.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.1% and 59.2% respectively for Victoria.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (24.3% compared to 20.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (7.1% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (8.5% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked Not stated (2.5% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Hume City increased by 10874 people (21.8%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+6,628 persons)
  • 40 hours (+3,688 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+2,979 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+2,745 persons)

Hume City

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