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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

33.6% of local workers in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area are employed part-time and 65.2% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
None4493.63.74003.43.4+49
1 hour - 15 hours1,41311.410.51,27410.910.4+139
16 hours - 24 hours1,1159.09.81,0428.99.3+73
25 hours - 34 hours1,1979.69.91,22410.59.5-27
35 hours - 39 hours2,08216.818.31,78015.317.3+302
40 hours2,29218.519.62,13618.319.4+156
41 hours - 48 hours1,35010.910.11,29711.111.0+53
49 hours or more2,37219.116.62,27619.517.8+96
Not stated1421.11.52191.91.9-77

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, NSW: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, NSW: 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, NSW: 9.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, NSW: 9.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, NSW: 18.3% 40 hours, NSW: 19.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, NSW: 10.1% 49 hours or more, NSW: 16.6% None, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 3.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 11.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 9.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 9.6% 35 hours - 39 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 16.8% 40 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 18.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 10.9% 49 hours or more, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 19.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in local workers hours worked, 2011
Change in local workers hours worked, 2011 None, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +49 1 hour - 15 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +139 16 hours - 24 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +73 25 hours - 34 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: -27 35 hours - 39 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +302 40 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +156 41 hours - 48 hours, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +53 49 hours or more, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +96
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 workforce in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2011 compared to NSW shows that there was a similar proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 33.6% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 65.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.0% and 64.6% respectively for NSW.

The major differences between the hours worked by the in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (19.1% compared to 16.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.4% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.8% compared to 18.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (18.5% compared to 19.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+302 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+156 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+139 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (+96 local workers)

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