Hume City

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

35.4% of All industries local workers in Hume City are employed part-time and 62.4% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Hume City across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2021 – by place of work

Select industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2021
Hume City - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours10,72910.111.78,2479.212.0+2,482
16 hours - 24 hours10,75410.110.88,2349.210.5+2,520
25 hours - 34 hours11,02610.411.69,60310.711.2+1,423
35 hours - 39 hours25,65324.220.820,39922.818.7+5,254
40 hours20,08618.919.217,86720.019.5+2,219
41 hours - 48 hours9,3028.88.09,04510.19.2+257
49 hours or more11,15510.511.111,35612.713.6-201
Not stated2,3272.21.72,0332.31.9+294
Total Persons106,001100.0100.089,496100.0100.0+16,505

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Hume City in 2021compared to Victoria within Hume City shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 35.4% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 62.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.1% and 59.2% respectively for Victoria within Hume City.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Hume City and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (10.1% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (10.4% compared to 11.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (24.2% compared to 20.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.8% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Hume City between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+5,254 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+2,520 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+2,482 local workers)
  • None (+2,257 local workers)

Hume City

economic profile