Lismore City

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

43.6% of All industries local workers in Lismore City are employed part-time and 54.7% 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2021 – by place of work

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Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2021
Lismore City - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours2,45511.410.82,54612.710.8-91
16 hours - 24 hours2,46311.410.52,32111.610.5+142
25 hours - 34 hours3,44716.010.03,04815.210.5+399
35 hours - 39 hours4,72121.920.44,32221.519.1+399
40 hours3,29715.318.73,06215.220.0+235
41 hours - 48 hours1,6077.57.41,4137.09.1+194
49 hours or more2,15710.011.52,30811.514.9-151
Not stated3751.71.74112.02.0-36
Total Persons21,539100.0100.020,088100.0100.0+1,451

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Lismore City in 2021compared to New South Wales within Lismore City 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, 43.6% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 54.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.3% and 58.0% respectively for New South Wales within Lismore City.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Lismore City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who did not work (4.7% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (16.0% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.9% compared to 20.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (15.3% compared to 18.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Lismore City between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+399 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+399 local workers)
  • None (+360 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+235 local workers)

Lismore City

economic profile