Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the City of Kingston 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).
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers hours worked, 2016|
|City of Kingston - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Hours worked||Number||%||Victoria%||Number||%||Victoria%||2011 - 2016|
|1 hour - 15 hours||9,036||12.2||12.0||7,957||10.9||11.5||+1,079|
|16 hours - 24 hours||7,340||9.9||10.5||6,569||9.0||9.8||+771|
|25 hours - 34 hours||7,540||10.2||11.2||6,751||9.2||10.3||+789|
|35 hours - 39 hours||15,671||21.2||18.7||15,080||20.6||17.8||+591|
|41 hours - 48 hours||7,019||9.5||9.2||7,684||10.5||10.4||-665|
|49 hours or more||9,433||12.8||13.6||10,253||14.0||15.3||-820|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in the City of Kingston in 2016 compared to Victoria within the City of Kingston shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).
Overall, 34.9% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 63.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.0% respectively for Victoria within the City of Kingston.
The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the City of Kingston and Victoria were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers who did not work (2.6% compared to 3.3%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (10.2% compared to 11.2%)
- A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.2% compared to 18.7%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (12.8% compared to 13.6%)
The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in the City of Kingston between 2011 and 2016 were:
- 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,079 local workers)
- 49 hours or more (-820 local workers)
- 25 hours - 34 hours (+789 local workers)
- 16 hours - 24 hours (+771 local workers)