The Hills Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

37.8% of All industries 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.

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
The Hills Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None1,6482.63.21,8923.33.7-244
1 hour - 15 hours8,85513.910.87,54213.310.5+1,313
16 hours - 24 hours7,09411.110.56,09410.89.8+1,000
25 hours - 34 hours6,55510.310.55,68910.19.9+866
35 hours - 39 hours10,55816.519.18,51315.118.3+2,045
40 hours13,20420.720.011,44220.219.6+1,762
41 hours - 48 hours5,3288.39.15,2199.210.1+109
49 hours or more9,50814.914.99,00515.916.6+503
Not stated1,1121.72.01,1412.01.5-29
Total Persons63,862100.0100.056,537100.0100.0+7,325

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

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in The Hills Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales within The Hills Shire 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 within The Hills Shire.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce 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 smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.5% compared to 19.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (20.7% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.3% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,045 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+1,762 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,313 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,000 local workers)

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