Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Resident workers - Hours worked

46.8% of the resident workers (All industries) in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.6% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 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
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2011 - 2016
None4973.94.04094.64.7+88
1 hour - 15 hours1,33010.311.990710.310.8+423
16 hours - 24 hours1,1549.09.98089.29.2+346
25 hours - 34 hours1,38810.810.791110.39.5+477
35 hours - 39 hours2,29817.917.21,28514.615.8+1,013
40 hours2,35018.317.81,48616.917.4+864
41 hours - 48 hours1,28610.09.595310.810.9+333
49 hours or more2,38318.517.31,83720.919.6+546
Not stated1811.41.72142.42.0-33
Total Persons12,867100.0100.08,810100.0100.0+4,057

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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale's resident workers in 2016 compared to Western Australia 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, 30.1% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 64.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 32.5% and 61.8% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (10.3% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (9.0% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.9% compared to 17.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (18.5% compared to 17.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale increased by 2756 people (46.0%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,013 persons)
  • 40 hours (+864 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (+546 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+477 persons)

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