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Resident workers - Hours worked

42.6% of the resident workers in the City of Kwinana work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.6% in Western Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Kwinana 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
City of Kwinana 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
None6413.84.06144.84.7+27
1 hour - 15 hours1,72210.311.91,1669.210.8+556
16 hours - 24 hours1,4998.99.91,0077.99.2+492
25 hours - 34 hours1,76310.510.71,1749.29.5+589
35 hours - 39 hours3,63821.717.22,48619.515.8+1,152
40 hours3,15518.817.82,33418.317.4+821
41 hours - 48 hours1,5639.39.51,42611.210.9+137
49 hours or more2,44114.517.32,20317.319.6+238
Not stated3772.21.73202.52.0+57

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, Western Australia : 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Western Australia : 11.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Western Australia : 9.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Western Australia : 10.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Western Australia : 17.2% 40 hours, Western Australia : 17.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Western Australia : 9.5% 49 hours or more, Western Australia : 17.3% Not stated, Western Australia : 1.7% None, City of Kwinana - All industries: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: 10.3% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: 8.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: 10.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: 21.7% 40 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: 18.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: 9.3% 49 hours or more, City of Kwinana - All industries: 14.5% Not stated, City of Kwinana - All industries: 2.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, City of Kwinana - All industries: +27 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: +556 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: +492 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: +589 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: +1,152 40 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: +821 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Kwinana - All industries: +137 49 hours or more, City of Kwinana - All industries: +238 Not stated, City of Kwinana - All industries: +57
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Kwinana's resident workers in 2016 compared to Western Australia 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, 33.5% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 64.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.5% and 61.8% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of the City of Kwinana and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.7% compared to 17.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (14.5% compared to 17.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (10.3% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.9% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Kwinana increased by 2,348 people (27.8%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in the City of Kwinana between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,152 people)
  • 40 hours (+821 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+589 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+556 people)

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