Nillumbik Shire

Resident workers - Hours worked

41.3% of the resident workers (All industries) in Nillumbik Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 38.3% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Nillumbik Shire 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Current benchmark:
Resident workers hours worked
Nillumbik Shire - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours4,50213.311.74,63314.212.0-131
16 hours - 24 hours3,73911.110.83,66511.310.5+74
25 hours - 34 hours3,90111.611.63,77611.611.2+125
35 hours - 39 hours5,40616.020.84,63514.218.7+771
40 hours6,62119.619.26,30319.419.5+318
41 hours - 48 hours2,8508.48.03,0759.49.2-225
49 hours or more4,48513.311.14,96515.213.7-480
Not stated3741.11.74701.41.9-96
Total Persons33,769100.0100.032,572100.0100.0+1,197

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Nillumbik Shire's resident workers in 2021 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, 41.6% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 57.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.1% and 59.2% respectively for Victoria.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.3% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.0% compared to 20.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (13.3% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked Not stated (1.1% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Nillumbik Shire increased by 384 people (2.0%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in Nillumbik Shire between2016 and 2021 were:

  • None (+841 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+771 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-480 persons)
  • 40 hours (+318 persons)

Nillumbik Shire

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