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Resident workers - Hours worked

38.3% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in the Cradle Coast Region work 40 or more hours, compared to 41.7% in Tasmania.

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%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2011 to 2016
None564.13.5413.13.3+15
1 hour - 15 hours17612.811.818213.711.0-6
16 hours - 24 hours13710.09.513610.39.8+1
25 hours - 34 hours17412.711.917213.010.9+2
35 hours - 39 hours29621.620.924318.421.3+53
40 hours23116.818.522517.017.4+6
41 hours - 48 hours1017.49.31259.410.7-24
49 hours or more19314.113.919214.514.8+1
Not stated70.50.780.60.7-1

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, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 3.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 11.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 9.5% 25 hours - 34 hours, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 11.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 20.9% 40 hours, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 18.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 9.3% 49 hours or more, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 13.9% Not stated, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 0.7% None, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 4.1% 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 12.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 10.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 12.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 21.6% 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 16.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 7.4% 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 14.1% Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 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 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +15 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -6 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +1 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +2 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +53 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +6 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -24 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +1 Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -1
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 (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in 2016 compared to Tasmania 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, 39.6% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 59.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.7% and 62.6% respectively for Tasmania.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) of the Cradle Coast Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.8% compared to 11.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) worked 25 hours - 34 hours (12.7% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) worked 41 hours - 48 hours (7.4% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) worked 40 hours (16.8% compared to 18.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Cradle Coast Region increased by 36 people (4.6%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in the Cradle Coast Region between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+53 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-24 people)
  • None (+15 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-6 people)

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