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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

42.7% of local workers in the Lismore City are employed part-time and 55.3% are employed full-time.

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

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

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Lismore City in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers hours worked
Lismore City - All industries20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
None6573.33.28354.13.7-178
1 hour - 15 hours2,54612.710.82,55412.610.5-8
16 hours - 24 hours2,32111.610.52,15010.69.8+171
25 hours - 34 hours3,04815.210.52,82213.99.9+226
35 hours - 39 hours4,32221.519.14,22620.818.3+96
40 hours3,06215.220.03,11815.319.6-56
41 hours - 48 hours1,4137.09.11,6578.110.1-244
49 hours or more2,30811.514.92,57512.716.6-267
Not stated4112.02.03982.01.5+13

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

Local workers hours worked, 2016
Local 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: 10.5% 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% None, Lismore City: 3.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, Lismore City: 12.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Lismore City: 11.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, Lismore City: 15.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Lismore City: 21.5% 40 hours, Lismore City: 15.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Lismore City: 7.0% 49 hours or more, Lismore City: 11.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers hours worked, 2016
Change in local workers hours worked, 2016 None, Lismore City - All industries: -178 1 hour - 15 hours, Lismore City - All industries: -8 16 hours - 24 hours, Lismore City - All industries: +171 25 hours - 34 hours, Lismore City - All industries: +226 35 hours - 39 hours, Lismore City - All industries: +96 40 hours, Lismore City - All industries: -56 41 hours - 48 hours, Lismore City - All industries: -244 49 hours or more, Lismore City - All industries: -267
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 workforce in the Lismore City in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 42.7% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 55.3% 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 workforce in the Lismore City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (15.2% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.5% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (15.2% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (11.5% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 49 hours or more (-267 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-244 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+226 local workers)
  • None (-178 local workers)

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