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Resident workers - Hours worked

42.7% of the resident workers in the City of Joondalup work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.6% in Western Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Joondalup 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
City of Joondalup 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
None2,9353.74.03,7404.54.7-805
1 hour - 15 hours10,78413.711.910,50012.610.8+284
16 hours - 24 hours8,82011.29.98,67310.49.2+147
25 hours - 34 hours8,84511.210.78,47610.29.5+369
35 hours - 39 hours12,79216.217.212,86615.515.8-74
40 hours14,96318.917.815,25418.417.4-291
41 hours - 48 hours7,2609.29.58,86710.710.9-1,607
49 hours or more11,46614.517.313,34916.119.6-1,883
Not stated1,1031.41.71,2931.62.0-190

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

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, Western Australia : 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Western Australia : 11.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Western Australia : 9.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Western Australia : 10.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Western Australia : 17.2% 40 hours, Western Australia : 17.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Western Australia : 9.5% 49 hours or more, Western Australia : 17.3% Not stated, Western Australia : 1.7% None, City of Joondalup - All industries: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: 13.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: 11.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: 11.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: 16.2% 40 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: 18.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: 9.2% 49 hours or more, City of Joondalup - All industries: 14.5% Not stated, City of Joondalup - All industries: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, City of Joondalup - All industries: -805 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: +284 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: +147 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: +369 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: -74 40 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: -291 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Joondalup - All industries: -1,607 49 hours or more, City of Joondalup - All industries: -1,883 Not stated, City of Joondalup - All industries: -190
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Joondalup's resident workers in 2016 compared to Western Australia shows that there was a higher 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, 39.7% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 58.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.5% and 61.8% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of the City of Joondalup and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.7% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (11.2% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (18.9% compared to 17.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (14.5% compared to 17.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Joondalup decreased by 3,855 people (7.7%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in the City of Joondalup between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-1,883 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-1,607 people)
  • None (-805 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+369 people)

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