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Banana Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

27.4% of All industries local workers in Banana Shire are employed part-time and 69.9% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Banana 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2021 – by place of work

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Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2021
Banana Shire - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours6627.911.16538.011.0+9
16 hours - 24 hours4955.99.35116.39.4-16
25 hours - 34 hours6427.712.06477.912.0-5
35 hours - 39 hours95811.520.81,06413.019.3-106
40 hours1,03812.416.21,01912.517.2+19
41 hours - 48 hours92411.08.491411.29.4+10
49 hours or more2,92635.013.62,80134.416.4+125
Not stated2262.71.81982.41.8+28
Total Persons8,365100.0100.08,154100.0100.0+211

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Banana Shire in 2021compared to Queensland within Banana Shire 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, 27.4% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 69.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.3% and 58.9% respectively for Queensland within Banana Shire.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Banana Shire and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (7.7% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (11.5% compared to 20.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (12.4% compared to 16.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (35.0% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Banana Shire between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • None (+147 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (+125 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-106 local workers)
  • Not stated (+28 local workers)

Banana Shire

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