Nillumbik Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

52.5% of All industries local workers in Nillumbik Shire are employed part-time and 46.2% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Nillumbik 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

Select industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2021
Nillumbik Shire - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours2,95119.711.72,80021.012.0+151
16 hours - 24 hours2,01013.410.81,83413.810.5+176
25 hours - 34 hours2,01413.411.61,81113.611.2+203
35 hours - 39 hours2,16614.420.81,68412.618.7+482
40 hours2,37415.819.22,07115.619.5+303
41 hours - 48 hours9216.18.08726.59.2+49
49 hours or more1,4819.911.11,61312.113.6-132
Not stated1961.31.72411.81.9-45
Total Persons15,013100.0100.013,316100.0100.0+1,697

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 Nillumbik Shire in 2021compared to Victoria within Nillumbik 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, 52.5% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 46.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.1% and 59.2% respectively for Victoria within Nillumbik Shire.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (19.7% compared to 11.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (13.4% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (14.4% compared to 20.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (15.8% compared to 19.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • None (+510 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+482 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+303 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+203 local workers)

Nillumbik Shire

economic profile