City of Melville

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

46.4% of All industries local workers in the City of Melville are employed part-time and 52.0% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the City of Melville 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
City of Melville - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2011 - 2016
None1,4473.64.01,4674.34.7-20
1 hour - 15 hours6,70416.711.95,93017.510.8+774
16 hours - 24 hours5,22413.09.94,19412.39.2+1,030
25 hours - 34 hours5,23813.110.63,98811.79.5+1,250
35 hours - 39 hours7,27818.217.15,25515.515.8+2,023
40 hours6,39716.017.74,98014.717.4+1,417
41 hours - 48 hours2,8707.29.43,0058.811.0-135
49 hours or more4,30810.717.74,47613.220.2-168
Not stated6181.51.76722.01.4-54
Total Persons40,084100.0100.033,967100.0100.0+6,117

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 workforce in the City of Melville in 2016 compared to Western Australia within the City of Melville 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, 46.4% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 52.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.4% and 61.9% respectively for Western Australia within the City of Melville.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the City of Melville and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (16.7% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (13.0% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.1% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (10.7% compared to 17.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in the City of Melville between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,023 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+1,417 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,250 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,030 local workers)

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