City of Knox

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

37.4% of All industries local workers in the City of Knox are employed part-time and 60.9% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the City of Knox 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).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
City of Knox - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
None1,8892.93.32,1233.43.8-234
1 hour - 15 hours8,42613.112.07,79712.511.5+629
16 hours - 24 hours6,66310.410.56,1249.89.8+539
25 hours - 34 hours7,03911.011.26,26910.110.3+770
35 hours - 39 hours13,59721.218.712,33919.817.8+1,258
40 hours11,84818.519.511,74418.819.7+104
41 hours - 48 hours5,8679.19.26,38710.210.4-520
49 hours or more7,79712.113.68,14313.115.3-346
Not stated1,0811.71.91,4072.31.5-326
Total Persons64,207100.0100.062,333100.0100.0+1,874

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 workforce in the City of Knox in 2016 compared to Victoria within the City of Knox shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 37.4% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 60.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.0% respectively for Victoria within the City of Knox.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the City of Knox and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.1% compared to 12.0%)
  • 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 40 hours (18.5% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (12.1% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in the City of Knox between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,258 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+770 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+629 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+539 local workers)

City of Knox

economic profile