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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

39.8% of local workers in Waratah-Wynyard Council area are employed part-time and 58.9% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Cradle Coast Region 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers hours worked
Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
None1464.24.61424.54.2+4
1 hour - 15 hours48714.012.642013.212.0+67
16 hours - 24 hours36610.510.93089.710.0+58
25 hours - 34 hours38311.012.132010.111.1+63
35 hours - 39 hours47913.819.444013.918.5+39
40 hours50414.516.449415.617.1+10
41 hours - 48 hours38711.19.738412.110.6+3
49 hours or more67519.413.159418.714.6+81
Not stated461.31.3732.31.9-27

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

Local workers hours worked, 2011
Local workers hours worked, 2011 None, Tasmania: 4.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, Tasmania: 12.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, Tasmania: 10.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Tasmania: 12.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Tasmania: 19.4% 40 hours, Tasmania: 16.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Tasmania: 9.7% 49 hours or more, Tasmania: 13.1% None, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 4.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 14.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 10.5% 25 hours - 34 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 11.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 13.8% 40 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 14.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 11.1% 49 hours or more, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 19.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers hours worked, 2011
Change in local workers hours worked, 2011 None, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +4 1 hour - 15 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +67 16 hours - 24 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +58 25 hours - 34 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +63 35 hours - 39 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +39 40 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +10 41 hours - 48 hours, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +3 49 hours or more, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +81
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Waratah-Wynyard Council area in 2011 compared to Tasmania shows that there was a similar proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) as well as a similar proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 39.8% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 58.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.1% and 58.6% respectively for Tasmania.

The major differences between the hours worked by the in Waratah-Wynyard Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (19.4% compared to 13.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (11.1% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (13.8% compared to 19.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (14.5% compared to 16.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the in Waratah-Wynyard Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 49 hours or more (+81 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+67 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+63 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+58 local workers)

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