Willoughby City

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

37.3% of All industries local workers in Willoughby City are employed part-time and 61.4% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Willoughby 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 2021 – by place of work

Select industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2021
Willoughby City - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours5,7289.110.85,5629.410.8+166
16 hours - 24 hours6,72010.710.56,42710.810.5+293
25 hours - 34 hours5,3438.510.05,1068.610.5+237
35 hours - 39 hours12,80420.420.410,70418.019.1+2,100
40 hours14,21822.618.714,41724.320.0-199
41 hours - 48 hours4,5997.37.45,7739.79.1-1,174
49 hours or more6,96511.111.58,83914.914.9-1,874
Not stated8381.31.79781.62.0-140
Total Persons62,877100.0100.059,447100.0100.0+3,430

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Willoughby City in 2021compared to New South Wales within Willoughby 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, 37.3% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 61.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.3% and 58.0% respectively for New South Wales within Willoughby City.

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

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.1% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.5% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (22.6% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (11.1% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Willoughby City between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • None (+4,021 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,100 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-1,874 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-1,174 local workers)

Willoughby City Council

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