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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

40.6% of local workers in Fraser Coast Regional Council are employed part-time and 58.1% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in RDA Wide Bay Burnett 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
Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
None1,1074.13.89303.63.3+176
1 hour - 15 hours3,22912.010.52,98211.510.2+247
16 hours - 24 hours2,75910.38.92,4879.68.5+271
25 hours - 34 hours3,82414.210.93,24612.510.6+578
35 hours - 39 hours5,72621.318.35,21220.117.1+513
40 hours3,80014.117.03,97115.317.4-171
41 hours - 48 hours2,3308.710.62,5319.811.6-202
49 hours or more3,77314.018.54,05315.719.4-280
Not stated3501.31.54821.91.8-132

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, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4.1% 1 hour - 15 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 12.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 10.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 14.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 21.3% 40 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 14.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.7% 49 hours or more, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 14.0%
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, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +176 1 hour - 15 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +247 16 hours - 24 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +271 25 hours - 34 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +578 35 hours - 39 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +513 40 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -171 41 hours - 48 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -202 49 hours or more, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -280
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 Fraser Coast Regional Council in 2011 compared to Queensland shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 40.6% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 58.1% 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 Fraser Coast Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.2% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.3% compared to 18.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (14.0% compared to 18.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (14.1% compared to 17.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+578 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+513 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-280 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+271 local workers)

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