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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

44.9% of the local resident workers in Redland City work 40 or more hours, compared to 45.8% in Queensland.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for Redland City's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in Redland City 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
Redland City 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2006 to 2011
None2,5823.83.92,1023.43.5+480
1 hour - 15 hours7,31810.810.46,57610.710.2+742
16 hours - 24 hours6,1259.08.85,4628.88.4+663
25 hours - 34 hours7,49911.010.86,67110.810.4+828
35 hours - 39 hours12,56418.518.110,33316.716.9+2,231
40 hours12,02217.716.810,69017.317.3+1,332
41 hours - 48 hours7,00710.310.57,20811.711.4-201
49 hours or more11,46916.918.411,06017.919.2+409
Not stated1,3522.02.21,6302.62.7-278

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, Queensland: 3.9% 1 hour - 15 hours, Queensland: 10.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Queensland: 8.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, Queensland: 10.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, Queensland: 18.1% 40 hours, Queensland: 16.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Queensland: 10.5% 49 hours or more, Queensland: 18.4% Not stated, Queensland: 2.2% None, Redland City: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Redland City: 10.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Redland City: 9.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Redland City: 11.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Redland City: 18.5% 40 hours, Redland City: 17.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, Redland City: 10.3% 49 hours or more, Redland City: 16.9% Not stated, Redland City: 2.0%
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 resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011 None, Redland City: +480 1 hour - 15 hours, Redland City: +742 16 hours - 24 hours, Redland City: +663 25 hours - 34 hours, Redland City: +828 35 hours - 39 hours, Redland City: +2,231 40 hours, Redland City: +1,332 41 hours - 48 hours, Redland City: -201 49 hours or more, Redland City: +409 Not stated, Redland City: -278
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 Redland City's local resident workers in 2011 compared to Queensland 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, 30.8% of the local resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 63.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 30.0% and 63.9% respectively for Queensland.

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

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who worked 40 hours (17.7% compared to 16.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers who worked 49 hours or more (16.9% compared to 18.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Redland City increased by 3,771 people (9.6%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,231 local resident workers)
  • 40 hours (+1,332 local resident workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+828 local resident workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+742 local resident workers)

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