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Cradle Coast Region

Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

42.1% of the local labour force in the Cradle Coast Region work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.4% in Greater Hobart.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the Cradle Coast Region 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers hours worked
Cradle Coast Region 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Greater Hobart%Number%Greater Hobart%2006 to 2011
None2,3105.04.52,1054.84.2+205
1 hour - 15 hours5,60012.212.45,06311.612.0+537
16 hours - 24 hours4,67910.210.84,1539.510.0+526
25 hours - 34 hours5,18111.312.14,53810.411.3+643
35 hours - 39 hours7,79117.021.07,11016.220.0+681
40 hours7,34316.016.47,26716.617.2+76
41 hours - 48 hours4,74410.49.54,97011.410.2-226
49 hours or more7,18315.711.57,26616.612.6-83
Not stated9762.11.71,2902.92.6-314

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers hours worked, 2011
Local resident workers hours worked, 2011 None, Greater Hobart: 4.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Greater Hobart: 12.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Greater Hobart: 10.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, Greater Hobart: 12.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Greater Hobart: 21.0% 40 hours, Greater Hobart: 16.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Greater Hobart: 9.5% 49 hours or more, Greater Hobart: 11.5% Not stated, Greater Hobart: 1.7% None, Cradle Coast Region: 5.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region: 12.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region: 10.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region: 11.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region: 17.0% 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region: 16.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region: 10.4% 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region: 15.7% Not stated, Cradle Coast Region: 2.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011 None, Cradle Coast Region: +205 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region: +537 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region: +526 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region: +643 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region: +681 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region: +76 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region: -226 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region: -83 Not stated, Cradle Coast Region: -314
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the Cradle Coast Region's local labour force in 2011 compared to Greater Hobart 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, 33.8% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 59.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 35.3% and 58.4% respectively for Greater Hobart.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of the Cradle Coast Region and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (15.7% compared to 11.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (10.4% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.0% compared to 21.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (11.3% compared to 12.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Cradle Coast Region increased by 448 people (1.7%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local labour force in the Cradle Coast Region between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+681 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+643 local labour force)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+537 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+526 local labour force)

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