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Local workers - Hours worked - Other Services

33.3% of Other Services local workers in Cairns are employed part-time and 65.6% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Cairns 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
Cairns - Other Services 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None632.12.5782.82.9-15
1 hour - 15 hours29810.112.72027.411.2+96
16 hours - 24 hours2779.49.82428.89.2+35
25 hours - 34 hours34411.712.128610.410.8+58
35 hours - 39 hours65722.319.959121.518.5+66
40 hours54318.417.752119.017.7+22
41 hours - 48 hours2919.99.630911.210.8-18
49 hours or more44315.014.647517.317.4-32
Not stated311.11.1441.61.4-13
Total Persons2,947100.0100.02,748100.0100.0+199

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the Other Services workforce in Cairns in 2016 compared to Queensland within Cairns 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, 33.3% of the Other Services workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 65.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.9% respectively for Queensland within Cairns.

The major differences between the hours worked by the Other Services workforce in Cairns and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (10.1% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (22.3% compared to 19.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (18.4% compared to 17.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (15.0% compared to 14.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the Other Services workforce in Cairns between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+96 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+66 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+58 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+35 local workers)

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