City of Monash

Resident workers - Hours worked

40.9% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Monash work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Monash 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 Monash - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours10,84313.512.09,75012.411.4+1,093
16 hours - 24 hours8,85511.010.58,28210.69.7+573
25 hours - 34 hours8,44710.511.27,5399.610.1+908
35 hours - 39 hours15,68319.518.714,45218.417.6+1,231
40 hours17,20521.419.516,55621.119.5+649
41 hours - 48 hours6,7488.49.27,5559.610.2-807
49 hours or more8,88811.113.79,86212.615.2-974
Not stated1,4781.81.91,6882.22.2-210
Total Persons80,372100.0100.078,331100.0100.0+2,041

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Monash's resident workers in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 37.8% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 60.4% 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 the City of Monash and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.5% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.5% compared to 18.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (21.4% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (11.1% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Monash increased by 99 people (0.2%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,231 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,093 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-974 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+908 persons)

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