Liverpool City

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

42.7% of All industries local workers in Liverpool City are employed part-time and 55.1% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Liverpool 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
Liverpool City - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours7,6219.910.86,90310.210.8+718
16 hours - 24 hours8,28110.810.56,7479.910.5+1,534
25 hours - 34 hours7,3579.610.06,6499.810.5+708
35 hours - 39 hours16,77821.920.414,87721.919.1+1,901
40 hours13,82418.018.714,18820.920.0-364
41 hours - 48 hours4,5445.97.45,6718.49.1-1,127
49 hours or more7,0579.211.59,23013.614.9-2,173
Not stated1,7082.21.71,6792.52.0+29
Total Persons76,638100.0100.067,878100.0100.0+8,760

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 Liverpool City in 2021compared to New South Wales within Liverpool 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 55.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.3% and 58.0% respectively for New South Wales within Liverpool City.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who did not work (12.4% compared to 9.0%)
  • 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 41 hours - 48 hours (5.9% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (9.2% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • None (+7,534 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-2,173 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,901 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,534 local workers)

Liverpool City Council

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