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Resident workers - Hours worked

48.6% of the resident workers in The Hills Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in The Hills Shire 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
The Hills Shire 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None2,0462.63.22,5113.43.8-465
1 hour - 15 hours9,26311.610.88,07010.910.4+1,193
16 hours - 24 hours8,02110.010.47,1819.79.7+840
25 hours - 34 hours7,3849.210.56,6309.09.8+754
35 hours - 39 hours13,35016.719.110,93714.818.2+2,413
40 hours18,21222.720.015,61221.119.4+2,600
41 hours - 48 hours7,2469.09.17,50310.110.0-257
49 hours or more13,53216.914.914,15319.116.4-621
Not stated1,1261.42.01,3531.82.3-227

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, New South Wales : 3.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales : 10.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales : 10.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales : 10.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales : 19.1% 40 hours, New South Wales : 20.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales : 9.1% 49 hours or more, New South Wales : 14.9% Not stated, New South Wales : 2.0% None, The Hills Shire - All industries: 2.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: 11.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: 10.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: 9.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: 16.7% 40 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: 22.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: 9.0% 49 hours or more, The Hills Shire - All industries: 16.9% Not stated, The Hills Shire - All industries: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, The Hills Shire - All industries: -465 1 hour - 15 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: +1,193 16 hours - 24 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: +840 25 hours - 34 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: +754 35 hours - 39 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: +2,413 40 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: +2,600 41 hours - 48 hours, The Hills Shire - All industries: -257 49 hours or more, The Hills Shire - All industries: -621 Not stated, The Hills Shire - All industries: -227
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by The Hills Shire's resident workers in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 33.3% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 65.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of The Hills Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (22.7% compared to 20.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (16.9% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.7% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (9.2% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in The Hills Shire increased by 4,135 people (8.6%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in The Hills Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (+2,600 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,413 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,193 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+840 people)

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