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Cradle Coast Region

Resident workers - Hours worked

60.6% of the resident workers (Construction) in the Cradle Coast Region work 40 or more hours, compared to 29.0% in Arts and Recreation Services.

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%Arts and Recreation Services%Number%Arts and Recreation Services%2011 to 2016
None1123.48.71624.64.6-50
1 hour - 15 hours1865.729.32075.925.4-21
16 hours - 24 hours1624.911.01995.712.4-37
25 hours - 34 hours2648.011.02677.611.7-3
35 hours - 39 hours53516.39.842312.016.0+112
40 hours97029.514.31,02629.212.4-56
41 hours - 48 hours46614.23.549514.16.8-29
49 hours or more55817.011.268919.610.7-131
Not stated361.11.2511.40.0-15

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, Cradle Coast Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 8.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 29.3% 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 11.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 11.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 9.8% 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 14.3% 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 3.5% 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 11.2% Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 1.2% None, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: 3.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: 5.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: 4.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: 8.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: 16.3% 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: 29.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: 14.2% 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: 17.0% Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: 1.1%
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 - Construction: -50 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: -21 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: -37 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: -3 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: +112 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: -56 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: -29 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: -131 Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Construction: -15
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 (Construction) in 2016 compared to Arts and Recreation Services shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 22.0% of the resident workers (Construction) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 76.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 60.0% and 38.9% respectively for Arts and Recreation Services.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Construction) of the Cradle Coast Region and Arts and Recreation Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Construction) worked 40 hours (29.5% compared to 14.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Construction) worked 41 hours - 48 hours (14.2% compared to 3.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Construction) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.3% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Construction) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (5.7% compared to 29.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Construction) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Cradle Coast Region decreased by 104 people (3.9%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (-131 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+112 people)
  • 40 hours (-56 people)
  • None (-50 people)

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