Inner West Council area

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

37.0% of All industries local workers in the Inner West Council area are employed part-time and 61.1% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the Inner West Council area 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
Inner West Council area - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None1,6322.63.21,8363.23.7-204
1 hour - 15 hours7,13611.410.86,03310.610.5+1,103
16 hours - 24 hours7,56812.110.56,13910.89.8+1,429
25 hours - 34 hours6,74010.810.55,74610.19.9+994
35 hours - 39 hours11,59818.619.110,33318.118.3+1,265
40 hours12,12619.420.010,95119.219.6+1,175
41 hours - 48 hours5,4568.79.15,4449.610.1+12
49 hours or more8,93814.314.99,13316.016.6-195
Not stated1,1951.92.01,3602.41.5-165
Total Persons62,389100.0100.056,975100.0100.0+5,414

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 workforce in the Inner West Council area in 2016 compared to New South Wales within the Inner West Council area shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 37.0% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 61.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales within the Inner West Council area.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the Inner West Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.4% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (12.1% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (19.4% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (14.3% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,429 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,265 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+1,175 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,103 local workers)

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