Days and hours of sitting 2011 - 2020

as at 30 June 2018

Times are recorded as hours:minutes

2011 2012 2013* 2014 2015 2016* 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of sitting days

56

57

37

63

 60 42 56 26    
Hours of sitting

558:00

591:12

368:48

652:18

 607:55 457:40 599:20 260:09    
Average length of a sitting day

9:58

10:22

9:58

10:21

 10:08 10:54 10:42 10:00    
Longest sitting day

22:34
(24/31)

17:23
(28/6)

 13:45
(25/6)

18:20
(17/72)

 14:04
(3/12)
28:56
(17/33)
24:11
(30/34)
11:24
(19/3)
   
Shortest sitting day

4:34
(1/3)

5:00
(8/5)

 3:42
(12/11)

5:43
(27/10)

 5:05
(23/3)
3:33
(30/8)
6:43
(11/5)
7:33
(8/5)
   

* Indicates an election year

The following were treated as one sitting day:

1  24 and 25 March 2011
2  17 and 18 July 2014
3  17 and 18 March 2016
4  30 and 31 March 2017

Number of sitting days

Comparison of numbers of sitting days from 2011 to 2016

Total hours of sitting

Comparison of total hours of sitting by year from 2011 to 2016 

* indicates an election year

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