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Resident workers - Hours worked

40.2% of the resident workers (All industries) in the Bundaberg Regional Council work 40 or more hours, compared to 43.2% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Bundaberg 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
Bundaberg Regional Council - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None1,1873.53.41,3874.13.9-200
1 hour - 15 hours3,96911.711.03,80211.210.4+167
16 hours - 24 hours3,3189.89.43,1169.28.8+202
25 hours - 34 hours4,76314.012.04,27512.610.8+488
35 hours - 39 hours6,36518.719.26,32218.618.1+43
40 hours4,93114.517.24,87914.316.8+52
41 hours - 48 hours2,9988.89.43,1269.210.5-128
49 hours or more5,71516.816.66,23118.318.4-516
Not stated7232.11.88742.62.2-151
Total Persons33,969100.0100.034,012100.0100.0-43

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the Bundaberg Regional Council's resident workers in 2016 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, 39.0% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 58.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 35.8% and 62.4% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the Bundaberg Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.7% compared to 11.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.0% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (14.5% compared to 17.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.8% compared to 9.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Bundaberg Regional Council decreased by 549 people (-2.7%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the Bundaberg Regional Council between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-516 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+488 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+202 persons)
  • None (-200 persons)

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