Maribyrnong City

Resident workers - Hours worked

42.9% of the resident workers (All industries) in Maribyrnong City work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Maribyrnong City 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 Maribyrnong - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours4,0569.712.03,1299.011.4+927
16 hours - 24 hours4,83511.610.53,60110.49.7+1,234
25 hours - 34 hours4,38710.511.23,2349.310.1+1,153
35 hours - 39 hours8,50020.418.76,81419.717.6+1,686
40 hours8,52220.519.57,20520.819.5+1,317
41 hours - 48 hours4,0209.79.23,76110.810.2+259
49 hours or more5,32512.813.74,85014.015.2+475
Not stated7011.71.97822.32.2-81
Total Persons41,636100.0100.034,665100.0100.0+6,971

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 Maribyrnong City's resident workers in 2016 compared to Victoria shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 35.0% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 63.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.1% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of Maribyrnong City and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.7% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (11.6% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (20.4% compared to 18.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (20.5% compared to 19.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Maribyrnong City increased by 3737 people (16.5%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in Maribyrnong City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,686 persons)
  • 40 hours (+1,317 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,234 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,153 persons)

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