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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.

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 - Females20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2011 to 2016
None1,1545.45.21,2055.75.5-51
1 hour - 15 hours4,04118.917.93,98718.717.7+54
16 hours - 24 hours3,63617.016.23,40316.016.1+233
25 hours - 34 hours3,86818.118.23,53216.616.6+336
35 hours - 39 hours3,66317.118.43,63917.118.3+24
40 hours2,0869.710.42,33811.011.0-252
41 hours - 48 hours1,1195.25.41,2585.96.0-139
49 hours or more1,4726.96.81,5597.37.1-87
Not stated3671.71.54001.91.6-33

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 : 5.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, Tasmania : 17.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Tasmania : 16.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Tasmania : 18.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Tasmania : 18.4% 40 hours, Tasmania : 10.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Tasmania : 5.4% 49 hours or more, Tasmania : 6.8% Not stated, Tasmania : 1.5% None, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 5.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 18.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 17.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 18.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 17.1% 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 9.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 5.2% 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 6.9% Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -51 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +54 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +233 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +336 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +24 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -252 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -139 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -87 Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -33
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
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Dominant groups

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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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