Shoalhaven City

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

43.4% of All industries local workers in Shoalhaven City are employed part-time and 54.4% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Shoalhaven City 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
Shoalhaven City - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None1,3013.93.21,3434.43.7-42
1 hour - 15 hours4,86814.510.84,45414.510.5+414
16 hours - 24 hours3,98411.810.53,48711.49.8+497
25 hours - 34 hours4,47213.310.53,76212.39.9+710
35 hours - 39 hours6,03217.919.15,57318.218.3+459
40 hours5,11915.220.04,66215.219.6+457
41 hours - 48 hours2,9608.89.12,7859.110.1+175
49 hours or more4,21512.514.93,92012.816.6+295
Not stated7132.12.06992.31.5+14
Total Persons33,664100.0100.030,685100.0100.0+2,979

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 the workforce in Shoalhaven City in 2016 compared to New South Wales within Shoalhaven City 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, 43.4% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 54.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales within Shoalhaven City.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.5% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.3% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (15.2% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (12.5% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+710 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+497 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+459 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+457 local workers)

Shoalhaven City Council

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