City of Port Phillip

Resident workers - Hours worked

54.8% of the resident workers (All industries) in City of Port Phillip work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Port Phillip 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 Port Phillip - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
None1,6732.93.31,9983.63.9-325
1 hour - 15 hours4,5327.912.03,9597.211.4+573
16 hours - 24 hours4,6198.010.53,8917.19.7+728
25 hours - 34 hours5,3189.211.24,7218.610.1+597
35 hours - 39 hours9,22816.018.78,04014.617.6+1,188
40 hours13,01722.619.512,23822.319.5+779
41 hours - 48 hours6,92712.09.27,55713.810.2-630
49 hours or more11,65420.213.711,82421.515.2-170
Not stated7411.31.97131.32.2+28
Total Persons57,709100.0100.054,941100.0100.0+2,768

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by City of Port Phillip's resident workers in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 28.0% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 70.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.1% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of City of Port Phillip and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (7.9% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (22.6% compared to 19.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (12.0% compared to 9.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (20.2% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in City of Port Phillip increased by 1167 people (2.9%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,188 persons)
  • 40 hours (+779 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+728 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-630 persons)

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