City of Mandurah

Resident workers - Hours worked

38.7% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Mandurah work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.2% in Western Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Mandurah 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
City of Mandurah - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours4,86713.511.94,06113.111.9+806
16 hours - 24 hours4,03111.110.33,22310.49.9+808
25 hours - 34 hours4,32312.011.63,65011.810.7+673
35 hours - 39 hours6,11316.918.05,27517.017.2+838
40 hours4,67912.916.74,42214.217.8+257
41 hours - 48 hours2,9008.09.22,6078.49.5+293
49 hours or more6,41117.716.35,68618.317.3+725
Not stated7041.91.66041.91.7+100
Total Persons36,174100.0100.031,046100.0100.0+5,128

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Mandurah's resident workers in 2021 compared to Western Australia 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, 42.5% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 55.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 38.2% and 60.2% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Mandurah and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked None (5.9% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.5% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (12.9% compared to 16.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (17.7% compared to 16.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Mandurah increased by 2113 people (11.7%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Mandurah between2016 and 2021 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+838 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+808 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+806 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (+725 persons)

City of Mandurah

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