Inner West Council area

Resident workers - Hours worked

50.6% of the resident workers (All industries) in the Inner West Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Inner West 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

Select industry:
Current benchmark:
Gender:
reset
reset
export
  • Excel
  • Word
Resident workers hours worked
Inner West Council - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None2,8762.93.23,4773.83.8-601
1 hour - 15 hours8,2348.310.87,3948.010.4+840
16 hours - 24 hours9,7829.810.48,5999.39.7+1,183
25 hours - 34 hours9,3739.410.58,2058.99.8+1,168
35 hours - 39 hours17,42517.519.115,94317.218.2+1,482
40 hours21,79221.920.019,00520.519.4+2,787
41 hours - 48 hours11,20311.39.111,22112.110.0-18
49 hours or more17,39817.514.917,16818.616.4+230
Not stated1,4931.52.01,4901.62.3+3
Total Persons99,576100.0100.092,502100.0100.0+7,074

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

Please refer to specific data notes for more information
loading animation
loading animation

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the Inner West Council area'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, 30.4% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 68.1% 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 the Inner West Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (8.3% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (21.9% compared to 20.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (11.3% compared to 9.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (17.5% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Inner West Council area increased by 4481 people (7.1%).

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

  • 40 hours (+2,787 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,482 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,183 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,168 persons)

To continue building your economic story go to...

Inner West Council

economic profile