Mansfield Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

48.0% of All industries local workers in Mansfield Shire are employed part-time and 49.6% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Mansfield Shire 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
Mansfield Shire - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours58314.811.746914.612.0+114
16 hours - 24 hours50912.910.835411.010.5+155
25 hours - 34 hours54413.811.647514.811.2+69
35 hours - 39 hours56114.320.838812.118.7+173
40 hours51513.119.248915.219.5+26
41 hours - 48 hours3258.38.02437.69.2+82
49 hours or more55014.011.161119.013.6-61
Not stated932.41.7662.11.9+27
Total Persons3,931100.0100.03,217100.0100.0+714

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 Mansfield Shire in 2021compared to Victoria within Mansfield Shire 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, 48.0% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 49.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.1% and 59.2% respectively for Victoria within Mansfield Shire.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Mansfield Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.8% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (14.3% compared to 20.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (13.1% compared to 19.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (14.0% compared to 11.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+173 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+155 local workers)
  • None (+129 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+114 local workers)

Mansfield Shire Council

economic profile