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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

38.0% of the local labour force in Fraser Coast Regional Council work 40 or more hours, compared to 46.2% in Regional QLD.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Fraser Coast Regional Council 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
Fraser Coast Regional Council 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Regional QLD%Number%Regional QLD%2006 to 2011
None1,5054.74.01,1924.03.5+312
1 hour - 15 hours3,83711.910.53,41411.410.2+422
16 hours - 24 hours3,1789.98.72,8429.58.4+335
25 hours - 34 hours4,36513.511.43,66912.311.0+696
35 hours - 39 hours6,27519.516.85,68019.015.6+594
40 hours4,44613.815.64,58415.316.5-139
41 hours - 48 hours2,6978.410.32,8599.511.1-163
49 hours or more5,11815.920.34,81616.120.8+302
Not stated8072.52.38893.02.9-83

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, Regional QLD: 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Regional QLD: 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, Regional QLD: 8.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Regional QLD: 11.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, Regional QLD: 16.8% 40 hours, Regional QLD: 15.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, Regional QLD: 10.3% 49 hours or more, Regional QLD: 20.3% Not stated, Regional QLD: 2.3% None, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 11.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 13.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 19.5% 40 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 13.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.4% 49 hours or more, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 15.9% Not stated, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 2.5%
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 resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011 None, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +312 1 hour - 15 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +422 16 hours - 24 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +335 25 hours - 34 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +696 35 hours - 39 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +594 40 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -139 41 hours - 48 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -163 49 hours or more, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +302 Not stated, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -83
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 Fraser Coast Regional Council's local labour force in 2011 compared to Regional QLD shows that there was a higher proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 35.3% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 57.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 30.6% and 63.0% respectively for Regional QLD.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of Fraser Coast Regional Council and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.5% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.5% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (15.9% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.4% compared to 10.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in Fraser Coast Regional Council increased by 597 people (3.3%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local labour force in Fraser Coast Regional Council between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+696 local labour force)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+594 local labour force)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+422 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+335 local labour force)

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