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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

35.5% of All industries local workers in Parkes Shire are employed part-time and 62.2% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Monash 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
Parkes Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours61110.910.862710.510.5-16
16 hours - 24 hours4948.810.55218.89.8-27
25 hours - 34 hours63911.410.55929.99.9+47
35 hours - 39 hours96717.219.190015.118.3+67
40 hours79914.220.086414.519.6-65
41 hours - 48 hours65911.79.168111.410.1-22
49 hours or more1,06419.014.91,35522.816.6-291
Not stated1302.32.01352.31.5-5
Total Persons5,609100.0100.05,951100.0100.0-342

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 Parkes Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales within Parkes 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, 35.5% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 62.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales within City of Monash.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Parkes Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.2% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (14.2% compared to 20.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (11.7% compared to 9.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (19.0% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Parkes Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-291 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+67 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-65 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+47 local workers)

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