City of Parramatta

Resident workers - Hours worked

45.2% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Parramatta work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Parramatta 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 Parramatta - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours9,9499.310.88,4589.210.4+1,491
16 hours - 24 hours10,4729.810.48,6859.49.7+1,787
25 hours - 34 hours9,3278.810.57,9278.69.8+1,400
35 hours - 39 hours23,95422.519.119,28120.918.2+4,673
40 hours26,92925.320.021,58523.419.4+5,344
41 hours - 48 hours8,9998.49.19,0459.810.0-46
49 hours or more12,19511.414.912,58213.616.4-387
Not stated1,9161.82.01,8132.02.3+103
Total Persons106,583100.0100.092,428100.0100.0+14,155

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 City of Parramatta's 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, 27.9% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 67.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 31.7% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Parramatta and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.8% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (22.5% compared to 19.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (25.3% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (11.4% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Parramatta increased by 9584 people (15.3%).

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

  • 40 hours (+5,344 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+4,673 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,787 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,491 persons)

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