City of Kingston

Resident workers - Hours worked

43.6% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Kingston work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Kingston 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

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Resident workers hours worked
City of Kingston - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours8,82211.912.07,86511.211.4+957
16 hours - 24 hours7,53410.210.56,7689.69.7+766
25 hours - 34 hours8,01210.811.26,8649.810.1+1,148
35 hours - 39 hours13,92318.818.712,92618.417.6+997
40 hours15,12920.419.514,58220.719.5+547
41 hours - 48 hours7,3019.99.27,32310.410.2-22
49 hours or more9,84113.313.79,96414.215.2-123
Not stated1,2491.71.91,4242.02.2-175
Total Persons74,098100.0100.070,382100.0100.0+3,716

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Kingston's resident workers in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 36.0% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 62.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.1% respectively for Victoria.

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

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (10.8% compared to 11.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (20.4% compared to 19.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (9.9% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (13.3% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Kingston increased by 1399 people (3.1%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Kingston between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,148 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+997 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+957 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+766 persons)

City of Kingston

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