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Cradle Coast Region

Resident workers - Hours worked

50.7% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) 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
None423.88.7703.94.6-28
1 hour - 15 hours888.029.31277.025.4-39
16 hours - 24 hours655.911.01085.912.4-43
25 hours - 34 hours807.311.01518.311.7-71
35 hours - 39 hours25022.89.835019.316.0-100
40 hours24222.114.343323.812.4-191
41 hours - 48 hours12611.53.528415.66.8-158
49 hours or more18817.111.227415.110.7-86
Not stated161.51.2201.10.0-4

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 - Wholesale Trade: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: 8.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: 5.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: 7.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: 22.8% 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: 22.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: 11.5% 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: 17.1% Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: 1.5%
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 - Wholesale Trade: -28 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: -39 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: -43 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: -71 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: -100 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: -191 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: -158 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: -86 Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Wholesale Trade: -4
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 (Wholesale Trade) 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, 25.1% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 73.5% 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 (Wholesale Trade) of the Cradle Coast Region and Arts and Recreation Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (22.8% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 41 hours - 48 hours (11.5% compared to 3.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 40 hours (22.1% compared to 14.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (8.0% compared to 29.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Cradle Coast Region decreased by 535 people (39.9%).

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

  • 40 hours (-191 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-158 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-100 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-86 people)

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