Wagga Wagga City

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

33.7% of All industries local workers in Wagga Wagga City are employed part-time and 64.4% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Wagga Wagga City 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
Wagga Wagga City - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None1,0603.53.21,1293.83.7-69
1 hour - 15 hours3,25110.610.83,23110.910.5+20
16 hours - 24 hours2,7168.910.52,5058.59.8+211
25 hours - 34 hours3,29210.810.52,8429.69.9+450
35 hours - 39 hours6,53321.419.15,91920.018.3+614
40 hours5,48217.920.05,22317.719.6+259
41 hours - 48 hours2,8709.49.13,12510.610.1-255
49 hours or more4,81515.714.94,89416.616.6-79
Not stated5751.92.06562.21.5-81
Total Persons30,594100.0100.029,524100.0100.0+1,070

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 Wagga Wagga City in 2016 compared to New South Wales within Wagga Wagga City shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 33.7% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 64.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales within Wagga Wagga City.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Wagga Wagga City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.9% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.4% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (17.9% compared to 20.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (15.7% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+614 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+450 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+259 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-255 local workers)

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