City of Kingston

Resident workers - Hours worked

39.9% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Kingston work 40 or more hours, compared to 38.3% 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Current benchmark:
Resident workers hours worked
City of Kingston - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours9,13211.211.78,82211.912.0+310
16 hours - 24 hours8,64310.610.87,53410.210.5+1,109
25 hours - 34 hours9,24211.411.68,01210.811.2+1,230
35 hours - 39 hours16,80420.720.813,92318.818.7+2,881
40 hours16,60520.419.215,12920.419.5+1,476
41 hours - 48 hours6,8848.58.07,3019.99.2-417
49 hours or more8,91211.011.19,84113.313.7-929
Not stated1,0561.31.71,2491.71.9-193
Total Persons81,275100.0100.074,098100.0100.0+7,177

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and2021. 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 2021 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, 38.2% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 60.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.1% and 59.2% 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 1 hour - 15 hours (11.2% compared to 11.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (20.4% compared to 19.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.5% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked Not stated (1.3% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Kingston increased by 3011 people (6.5%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Kingston between2016 and 2021 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,881 persons)
  • None (+1,710 persons)
  • 40 hours (+1,476 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,230 persons)

City of Kingston

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