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Resident workers - Hours worked

45.2% of the resident workers in the City of Parramatta work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the 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.

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

Resident workers hours worked
City of Parramatta 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None2,8422.73.23,0523.33.8-210
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

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 : 3.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales : 10.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales : 10.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales : 10.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales : 19.1% 40 hours, New South Wales : 20.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales : 9.1% 49 hours or more, New South Wales : 14.9% Not stated, New South Wales : 2.0% None, City of Parramatta - All industries: 2.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: 9.3% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: 9.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: 8.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: 22.5% 40 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: 25.3% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: 8.4% 49 hours or more, City of Parramatta - All industries: 11.4% Not stated, City of Parramatta - All industries: 1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, City of Parramatta - All industries: -210 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: +1,491 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: +1,787 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: +1,400 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: +4,673 40 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: +5,344 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Parramatta - All industries: -46 49 hours or more, City of Parramatta - All industries: -387 Not stated, City of Parramatta - All industries: +103
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

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, 30.6% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 67.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales.

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

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

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Parramatta increased by 9,584 people (15.3%).

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

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

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