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Resident workers - Hours worked

34.2% of the resident workers in the Lismore City work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the Lismore City 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
Lismore City 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None5923.33.27183.93.8-126
1 hour - 15 hours2,49013.710.82,49013.510.40
16 hours - 24 hours2,06411.410.41,98210.79.7+82
25 hours - 34 hours2,78215.310.52,55313.89.8+229
35 hours - 39 hours3,69420.319.13,74620.318.2-52
40 hours2,66914.720.02,71814.719.4-49
41 hours - 48 hours1,3247.39.11,5228.210.0-198
49 hours or more2,21412.214.92,39513.016.4-181
Not stated3391.92.03622.02.3-23

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, New South Wales : 3.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales : 10.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales : 10.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales : 10.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales : 19.1% 40 hours, New South Wales : 20.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales : 9.1% 49 hours or more, New South Wales : 14.9% Not stated, New South Wales : 2.0% None, Lismore City - All industries: 3.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, Lismore City - All industries: 13.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Lismore City - All industries: 11.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Lismore City - All industries: 15.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, Lismore City - All industries: 20.3% 40 hours, Lismore City - All industries: 14.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, Lismore City - All industries: 7.3% 49 hours or more, Lismore City - All industries: 12.2% Not stated, Lismore City - All industries: 1.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Lismore City - All industries: -126 1 hour - 15 hours, Lismore City - All industries: 0 16 hours - 24 hours, Lismore City - All industries: +82 25 hours - 34 hours, Lismore City - All industries: +229 35 hours - 39 hours, Lismore City - All industries: -52 40 hours, Lismore City - All industries: -49 41 hours - 48 hours, Lismore City - All industries: -198 49 hours or more, Lismore City - All industries: -181 Not stated, Lismore City - All industries: -23
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 Lismore City's resident workers in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a higher proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 43.6% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 54.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of the Lismore City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (15.3% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.7% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (14.7% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (12.2% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Lismore City decreased by 480 people (4.6%).

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+229 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-198 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-181 people)
  • None (-126 people)

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