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Resident workers - Hours worked

60.1% of the male resident workers in Parkes Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 55.8% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Parkes 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
Parkes Shire - Males20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None1063.42.41193.63.1-13
1 hour - 15 hours2066.67.31725.36.6+34
16 hours - 24 hours1474.76.61374.25.7+10
25 hours - 34 hours1825.86.81705.26.2+12
35 hours - 39 hours53617.219.048214.717.8+54
40 hours52916.923.654116.522.5-12
41 hours - 48 hours50316.111.450915.612.5-6
49 hours or more84527.020.81,04832.023.1-203
Not stated712.32.2922.82.5-21

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, New South Wales : 2.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales : 7.3% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales : 6.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales : 6.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales : 19.0% 40 hours, New South Wales : 23.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales : 11.4% 49 hours or more, New South Wales : 20.8% Not stated, New South Wales : 2.2% None, Parkes Shire - All industries: 3.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: 6.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: 4.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: 5.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: 17.2% 40 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: 16.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: 16.1% 49 hours or more, Parkes Shire - All industries: 27.0% Not stated, Parkes Shire - All industries: 2.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Parkes Shire - All industries: -13 1 hour - 15 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: +34 16 hours - 24 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: +10 25 hours - 34 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: +12 35 hours - 39 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: +54 40 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: -12 41 hours - 48 hours, Parkes Shire - All industries: -6 49 hours or more, Parkes Shire - All industries: -203 Not stated, Parkes Shire - All industries: -21
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Parkes Shire's male resident workers in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 20.5% of the male resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 77.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 23.1% and 74.7% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the male resident workers of Parkes Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of male resident workers worked 49 hours or more (27.0% compared to 20.8%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (16.1% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workers worked 40 hours (16.9% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (4.7% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the male resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Parkes Shire decreased by 167 people (6.5%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the male resident workers in Parkes Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-203 males)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+54 males)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+34 males)
  • Not stated (-21 males)

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