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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

37.8% of local workers in The Hills Shire are employed part-time and 60.4% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in The Hills Shire 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Please note: Currently only 2016 data are available for work destination. 2011 data are not comparable due to a change in methodology in 2016 which “imputed” a work destination to those workers who didn’t state their work destination. This means comparisons with earlier years should not be made. .id are currently sourcing data collected under the same methodology in 2011 which will be added to this page at a later date. For a detailed case study of this issue please visit our blog post.

Local workers hours worked
The Hills Shire - All industries2016
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales %
None1,6482.63.2
1 hour - 15 hours8,85513.910.8
16 hours - 24 hours7,09411.110.5
25 hours - 34 hours6,55510.310.5
35 hours - 39 hours10,55816.519.1
40 hours13,20420.720.0
41 hours - 48 hours5,3288.39.1
49 hours or more9,50814.914.9
Not stated1,1121.72.0

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

Local workers hours worked, 2016
Local 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: 10.5% 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% None, The Hills Shire: 2.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, The Hills Shire: 13.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, The Hills Shire: 11.1% 25 hours - 34 hours, The Hills Shire: 10.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, The Hills Shire: 16.5% 40 hours, The Hills Shire: 20.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, The Hills Shire: 8.3% 49 hours or more, The Hills Shire: 14.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in The Hills Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 37.8% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 60.4% 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 in The Hills Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.9% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (20.7% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.5% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.3% compared to 9.1%)

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