Town of Victoria Park

Resident workers - Hours worked

44.6% of the resident workers (All industries) in the Town of Victoria Park work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.5% in Victoria.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for Town of Victoria Park's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in Town of Victoria Park 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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers hours worked
Town of Victoria Park - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Public Administration and Safety%Number%. Public Administration and Safety%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours1,93711.14.71,67010.05.0+267
16 hours - 24 hours1,91210.95.71,69110.17.0+221
25 hours - 34 hours1,6709.68.51,3918.36.6+279
35 hours - 39 hours3,27818.832.82,99617.933.4+282
40 hours3,54220.322.73,35720.020.4+185
41 hours - 48 hours1,7099.810.11,99211.911.7-283
49 hours or more2,54414.69.72,72016.29.0-176
Not stated2961.70.32621.60.7+34
Total Persons17,478100.0100.016,768100.0100.0+710

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 Town of Victoria Park's resident workers in 2016 compared to Public Administration and Safety shows that there was a higher proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 35.0% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 63.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 24.3% and 75.4% respectively for Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the Town of Victoria Park and the Public Administration and Safety workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.1% compared to 4.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (10.9% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (18.8% compared to 32.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (14.6% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Town of Victoria Park increased by 8 people (0.1%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the Town of Victoria Park between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-283 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+282 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+279 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+267 persons)

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