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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

In the City of Ipswich, 33.8% of local workers are employed part-time and 64.9% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in City of Ipswich 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
City of Ipswich - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
None1,8923.73.81,4573.23.3+435
1 hour - 15 hours5,32210.510.54,50610.010.2+816
16 hours - 24 hours4,3538.68.93,6758.18.5+677
25 hours - 34 hours5,61811.010.94,75210.510.6+866
35 hours - 39 hours10,88021.418.38,80719.517.1+2,072
40 hours8,85817.417.08,48818.817.4+369
41 hours - 48 hours5,56510.910.65,38111.911.6+183
49 hours or more7,73615.218.57,29216.119.4+444
Not stated6711.31.58421.91.8-171

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, Queensland: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Queensland: 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, Queensland: 8.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Queensland: 10.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, Queensland: 18.3% 40 hours, Queensland: 17.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Queensland: 10.6% 49 hours or more, Queensland: 18.5% None, City of Ipswich: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Ipswich: 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Ipswich: 8.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Ipswich: 11.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Ipswich: 21.4% 40 hours, City of Ipswich: 17.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Ipswich: 10.9% 49 hours or more, City of Ipswich: 15.2%
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, City of Ipswich - All industries: +435 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Ipswich - All industries: +816 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Ipswich - All industries: +677 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Ipswich - All industries: +866 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Ipswich - All industries: +2,072 40 hours, City of Ipswich - All industries: +369 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Ipswich - All industries: +183 49 hours or more, City of Ipswich - All industries: +444
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 local workers in the City of Ipswich in 2011 compared to Queensland 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, 33.8% of the local workers worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 64.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.1% and 64.5% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local workers in the City of Ipswich and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.4% compared to 18.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (17.4% compared to 17.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (15.2% compared to 18.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.6% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the local workers in the City of Ipswich between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,072 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+866 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+816 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+677 local workers)

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