Upper Lachlan Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

39.0% of All industries local workers in Upper Lachlan Shire are employed part-time and 59.1% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Upper Lachlan 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
Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None652.63.2652.93.7--
1 hour - 15 hours31512.710.826111.710.5+54
16 hours - 24 hours29311.810.524711.09.8+46
25 hours - 34 hours29511.910.52209.89.9+75
35 hours - 39 hours32012.919.126011.618.3+60
40 hours35214.220.034515.419.6+7
41 hours - 48 hours1837.49.11918.510.1-8
49 hours or more61424.714.959526.616.6+19
Not stated471.92.0552.51.5-8
Total Persons2,484100.0100.02,239100.0100.0+245

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 Upper Lachlan Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales within Upper Lachlan 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, 39.0% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 59.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales within Upper Lachlan Shire.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Upper Lachlan Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.7% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (12.9% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (14.2% compared to 20.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (24.7% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+75 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+60 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+54 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+46 local workers)

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