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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

27.2% of local workers in the Murweh Shire are employed part-time and 70.9% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Murweh Shire 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
Murweh Shire - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
None693.23.8944.33.3-25
1 hour - 15 hours1969.210.51677.710.2+29
16 hours - 24 hours1346.38.91597.38.5-25
25 hours - 34 hours1798.410.91868.510.6-7
35 hours - 39 hours41219.418.329613.617.1+116
40 hours38318.017.044120.317.4-58
41 hours - 48 hours1587.410.62029.311.6-44
49 hours or more55426.018.557226.319.4-18
Not stated422.01.5592.71.8-17

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, Murweh Shire: 3.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, Murweh Shire: 9.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Murweh Shire: 6.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, Murweh Shire: 8.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, Murweh Shire: 19.4% 40 hours, Murweh Shire: 18.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Murweh Shire: 7.4% 49 hours or more, Murweh Shire: 26.0%
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, Murweh Shire - All industries: -25 1 hour - 15 hours, Murweh Shire - All industries: +29 16 hours - 24 hours, Murweh Shire - All industries: -25 25 hours - 34 hours, Murweh Shire - All industries: -7 35 hours - 39 hours, Murweh Shire - All industries: +116 40 hours, Murweh Shire - All industries: -58 41 hours - 48 hours, Murweh Shire - All industries: -44 49 hours or more, Murweh Shire - All industries: -18
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 the Murweh Shire in 2011 compared to Queensland shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 27.2% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 70.9% 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 in the Murweh Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (26.0% compared to 18.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (7.4% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (6.3% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.4% compared to 10.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the in the Murweh Shire between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+116 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-58 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-44 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+29 local workers)

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