Lismore City

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

42.7% of All industries local workers in 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.

Data source

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

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Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2016
Lismore City - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
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
Total Persons20,088100.0100.020,335100.0100.0-247

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 Lismore City in 2016 compared 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, 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 within Lismore City.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in 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 All industries workforce in 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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