City of Knox

Resident workers - Hours worked

41.1% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Knox work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Knox 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 Knox - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
None2,3953.13.32,6153.43.9-220
1 hour - 15 hours9,41712.212.08,93811.511.4+479
16 hours - 24 hours7,85010.110.57,2949.49.7+556
25 hours - 34 hours8,57711.111.27,6469.910.1+931
35 hours - 39 hours16,11020.818.715,18319.617.6+927
40 hours15,81120.419.516,05020.719.5-239
41 hours - 48 hours6,9879.09.28,03310.410.2-1,046
49 hours or more8,97711.613.710,18113.115.2-1,204
Not stated1,2231.61.91,6462.12.2-423
Total Persons77,347100.0100.077,586100.0100.0-239

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 Knox'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, 36.5% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 61.9% 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 Knox and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (20.8% compared to 18.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (20.4% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (11.6% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked Not stated (1.6% compared to 1.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Knox decreased by 1562 people (-3.2%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (-1,204 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-1,046 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+931 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+927 persons)

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