Willoughby City

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

31.5% of All industries local workers in Willoughby City are employed part-time and 66.8% 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2016
Willoughby City - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours5,5629.410.84,9319.410.5+631
16 hours - 24 hours6,42710.810.55,2049.99.8+1,223
25 hours - 34 hours5,1068.610.54,3538.39.9+753
35 hours - 39 hours10,70418.019.18,51616.218.3+2,188
40 hours14,41724.320.011,86122.619.6+2,556
41 hours - 48 hours5,7739.79.15,77911.010.1-6
49 hours or more8,83914.914.99,13317.416.6-294
Not stated9781.62.09371.81.5+41
Total Persons59,447100.0100.052,451100.0100.0+6,996

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. 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 2016 compared 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, 31.5% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 66.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% 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 (9.4% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.6% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (18.0% compared to 19.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (24.3% compared to 20.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 40 hours (+2,556 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,188 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,223 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+753 local workers)

Willoughby City Council

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