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Resident workers - Hours worked

34.0% of the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) in the Cradle Coast Region work 40 or more hours, compared to 30.5% in West Coast Council area.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the Cradle Coast Region 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
Cradle Coast Region 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%West Coast Council area%Number%West Coast Council area%2011 to 2016
None1476.60.02047.410.5-57
1 hour - 15 hours1426.413.41635.94.4-21
16 hours - 24 hours23610.67.32539.25.3-17
25 hours - 34 hours29513.313.430311.010.5-8
35 hours - 39 hours63928.735.481329.531.6-174
40 hours36516.414.648017.418.4-115
41 hours - 48 hours2069.33.72679.77.0-61
49 hours or more1858.312.22378.69.6-52
Not stated110.50.0361.32.6-25

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

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, West Coast Council area - Public Administration and Safety  : 0.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, West Coast Council area - Public Administration and Safety  : 13.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, West Coast Council area - Public Administration and Safety  : 7.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, West Coast Council area - Public Administration and Safety  : 13.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, West Coast Council area - Public Administration and Safety  : 35.4% 40 hours, West Coast Council area - Public Administration and Safety  : 14.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, West Coast Council area - Public Administration and Safety  : 3.7% 49 hours or more, West Coast Council area - Public Administration and Safety  : 12.2% Not stated, West Coast Council area - Public Administration and Safety  : 0.0% None, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: 6.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: 6.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: 10.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: 13.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: 28.7% 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: 16.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: 9.3% 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: 8.3% Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: -57 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: -21 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: -17 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: -8 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: -174 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: -115 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: -61 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: -52 Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety: -25
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the Cradle Coast Region's resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) in 2016 compared to West Coast Council area 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, 36.8% of the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 62.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.1% and 65.9% respectively for West Coast Council area.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) of the Cradle Coast Region and West Coast Council area were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) worked None (6.6% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) worked 41 hours - 48 hours (9.3% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (6.4% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (28.7% compared to 35.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Cradle Coast Region decreased by 402 people (22.4%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) in the Cradle Coast Region between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-174 people)
  • 40 hours (-115 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-61 people)
  • None (-57 people)

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