City of Swan

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

34.7% of All industries local workers in the City of Swan are employed part-time and 63.6% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the City of Swan 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
City of Swan - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2011 - 2016
None1,7503.24.01,8753.74.7-125
1 hour - 15 hours6,48611.711.95,37410.610.8+1,112
16 hours - 24 hours5,2989.69.94,4658.89.2+833
25 hours - 34 hours5,68210.310.64,6149.19.5+1,068
35 hours - 39 hours10,91019.717.18,76317.215.8+2,147
40 hours10,65119.217.79,62818.917.4+1,023
41 hours - 48 hours5,3899.79.45,79611.411.0-407
49 hours or more8,24914.917.79,29018.220.2-1,041
Not stated9391.71.71,1072.21.4-168
Total Persons55,354100.0100.050,912100.0100.0+4,442

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 the City of Swan in 2016 compared to Western Australia within the City of Swan shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 34.7% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 63.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.4% and 61.9% respectively for Western Australia within the City of Swan.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the City of Swan and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who did not work (3.2% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.7% compared to 17.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (19.2% compared to 17.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (14.9% compared to 17.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,147 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,112 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,068 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-1,041 local workers)

City of Swan

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