City of Wyndham

Resident workers - Hours worked

37.0% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Wyndham work 40 or more hours, compared to 38.3% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Wyndham 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Current benchmark:
Resident workers hours worked
City of Wyndham - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours13,0529.611.79,6219.812.0+3,431
16 hours - 24 hours14,46510.610.89,1489.310.5+5,317
25 hours - 34 hours14,58410.711.610,02110.211.2+4,563
35 hours - 39 hours34,24025.220.823,12523.518.7+11,115
40 hours30,17022.219.222,10522.519.5+8,065
41 hours - 48 hours9,0426.78.08,3658.59.2+677
49 hours or more11,1108.211.110,98711.213.7+123
Not stated3,1722.31.72,1812.21.9+991
Total Persons135,825100.0100.098,423100.0100.0+37,402

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Wyndham's resident workers in 2021 compared to Victoria 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, 35.4% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 62.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.1% and 59.2% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Wyndham and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.6% compared to 11.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (25.2% compared to 20.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (22.2% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (8.2% compared to 11.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Wyndham increased by 19980 people (30.9%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Wyndham between2016 and 2021 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+11,115 persons)
  • 40 hours (+8,065 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+5,317 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+4,563 persons)

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