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Resident workers - Hours worked

58.4% of the resident workers in Woollahra Municipal Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.1% in New South Wales.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for Woollahra Municipal Council area's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in Woollahra Municipal Council area 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.

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

Resident workers hours worked
Woollahra Municipal Council area 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
None7382.63.29833.73.8-245
1 hour - 15 hours2,7079.710.82,5659.710.4+142
16 hours - 24 hours2,5229.010.42,2538.59.7+269
25 hours - 34 hours2,3968.610.52,1628.19.8+234
35 hours - 39 hours2,89410.319.12,5289.518.2+366
40 hours5,71720.420.05,03519.019.4+682
41 hours - 48 hours2,95710.69.13,06411.510.0-107
49 hours or more7,67627.414.97,56728.516.4+109
Not stated4021.42.03881.52.3+14

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, New South Wales : 3.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales : 10.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales : 10.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales : 10.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales : 19.1% 40 hours, New South Wales : 20.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales : 9.1% 49 hours or more, New South Wales : 14.9% Not stated, New South Wales : 2.0% None, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 2.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 9.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 9.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 8.6% 35 hours - 39 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 10.3% 40 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 20.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 10.6% 49 hours or more, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 27.4% Not stated, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: -245 1 hour - 15 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +142 16 hours - 24 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +269 25 hours - 34 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +234 35 hours - 39 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +366 40 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +682 41 hours - 48 hours, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: -107 49 hours or more, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +109 Not stated, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +14
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Woollahra Municipal Council area's resident workers in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 29.9% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 68.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.9% and 63.1% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of Woollahra Municipal Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (27.4% compared to 14.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (10.6% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (10.3% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.6% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Woollahra Municipal Council area increased by 1,050 people (5.8%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in Woollahra Municipal Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (+682 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+366 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+269 people)
  • None (-245 people)

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