City of Mandurah

Resident workers - Hours worked

20.0% of the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) in the City of Mandurah work 40 or more hours, compared to 26.3% in Victoria.

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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
City of Mandurah - Health Care and Social Assistance 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2011 - 2016
None1945.34.81575.85.9+37
1 hour - 15 hours44712.311.439014.311.6+57
16 hours - 24 hours60516.615.547217.315.0+133
25 hours - 34 hours83122.818.857321.117.2+258
35 hours - 39 hours79921.922.550118.421.4+298
40 hours3168.713.52398.813.2+77
41 hours - 48 hours1674.65.51425.26.0+25
49 hours or more2456.77.32117.88.3+34
Not stated421.20.9371.41.4+5
Total Persons3,646100.0100.02,722100.0100.0+924

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

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Mandurah's resident workers in 2016 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, 57.0% of the resident workers in Health Care and Social Assistance worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 41.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 50.4% and 48.7% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) of the City of Mandurah and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.3% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (16.6% compared to 15.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (22.8% compared to 18.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (8.7% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Mandurah increased by 434 people (39.7%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) in the City of Mandurah between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+298 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+258 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+133 persons)
  • 40 hours (+77 persons)

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