City of Kwinana

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

27.5% of All industries local workers in the City of Kwinana are employed part-time and 71.0% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the City of Kwinana 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 Kwinana - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2011 - 2016
None4683.74.05364.44.7-68
1 hour - 15 hours1,0598.411.97235.910.8+336
16 hours - 24 hours9167.29.96865.69.2+230
25 hours - 34 hours1,0418.210.68206.79.5+221
35 hours - 39 hours2,45319.417.12,22818.115.8+225
40 hours2,54720.117.72,43619.817.4+111
41 hours - 48 hours1,78214.19.41,88615.311.0-104
49 hours or more2,20417.417.72,73022.220.2-526
Not stated1891.51.72652.21.4-76
Total Persons12,659100.0100.012,310100.0100.0+349

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 Kwinana in 2016 compared to Western Australia within the City of Kwinana 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, 27.5% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 71.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.4% and 61.9% respectively for Western Australia within the City of Kwinana.

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

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (8.4% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (7.2% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (20.1% compared to 17.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (14.1% compared to 9.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 49 hours or more (-526 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+336 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+230 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+225 local workers)

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