Tamworth Regional Council

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

34.9% of All industries local workers in Tamworth Regional Council are employed part-time and 63.0% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Tamworth Regional Council 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
Tamworth Regional Council - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None9043.63.29754.13.7-71
1 hour - 15 hours2,61210.410.82,55910.710.5+53
16 hours - 24 hours2,3089.210.52,2439.39.8+65
25 hours - 34 hours2,94911.710.52,60110.89.9+348
35 hours - 39 hours5,14020.519.14,50218.718.3+638
40 hours4,59218.320.04,15417.319.6+438
41 hours - 48 hours2,3359.39.12,45710.210.1-122
49 hours or more3,74914.914.94,03116.816.6-282
Not stated5142.02.05012.11.5+13
Total Persons25,103100.0100.024,023100.0100.0+1,080

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 Tamworth Regional Council in 2016 compared to New South Wales within Tamworth Regional Council shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 34.9% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 63.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales within Tamworth Regional Council.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Tamworth Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (9.2% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (11.7% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (20.5% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (18.3% compared to 20.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Tamworth Regional Council between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+638 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+438 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+348 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-282 local workers)

Tamworth Regional Council

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