Cradle Coast Region
Resident workers - Hours worked
21.8% of the female resident workers in the Cradle Coast Region work 40 or more hours, compared to 22.6% 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers hours worked|
|Cradle Coast Region - Females||2016||2011||Change|
|Hours worked||Number||%||Tasmania%||Number||%||Tasmania%||2011 to 2016|
|1 hour - 15 hours||4,041||18.9||17.9||3,987||18.7||17.7||+54||22002|
|16 hours - 24 hours||3,636||17.0||16.2||3,403||16.0||16.1||+233||22003|
|25 hours - 34 hours||3,868||18.1||18.2||3,532||16.6||16.6||+336||22004|
|35 hours - 39 hours||3,663||17.1||18.4||3,639||17.1||18.3||+24||22005|
|41 hours - 48 hours||1,119||5.2||5.4||1,258||5.9||6.0||-139||22007|
|49 hours or more||1,472||6.9||6.8||1,559||7.3||7.1||-87||22008|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the hours worked by the Cradle Coast Region's female resident workers 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, 59.3% of the female resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 39.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 57.5% and 40.9% respectively for Tasmania.
The major differences between the hours worked by the female resident workers of the Cradle Coast Region and Tasmania were:
- A larger percentage of female resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (18.9% compared to 17.9%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.1% compared to 18.4%)
From 2011 to 2016, the number of the female resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Cradle Coast Region decreased by 454 people (5.2%).
The largest changes in hours worked by the female resident workers in the Cradle Coast Region between 2011 and 2016 were:
- 25 hours - 34 hours (+336 females)
- 40 hours (-252 females)
- 16 hours - 24 hours (+233 females)
- 41 hours - 48 hours (-139 females)