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King Island Council area

Resident workers - Hours worked

49.5% of the resident workers in King Island Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 36.6% in Tasmania.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for King Island Council area's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in King Island Council area 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
King Island Council area 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2011 to 2016
None486.04.3424.94.8+6
1 hour - 15 hours8410.413.2667.712.5+18
16 hours - 24 hours648.011.1708.210.7-6
25 hours - 34 hours8911.113.310111.811.9-12
35 hours - 39 hours11113.819.711913.919.2-8
40 hours14818.415.517820.816.3-30
41 hours - 48 hours8110.18.7829.69.5-1
49 hours or more16921.012.517120.013.2-2
Not stated101.21.7252.91.9-15

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, Tasmania : 4.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, Tasmania : 13.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Tasmania : 11.1% 25 hours - 34 hours, Tasmania : 13.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, Tasmania : 19.7% 40 hours, Tasmania : 15.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Tasmania : 8.7% 49 hours or more, Tasmania : 12.5% Not stated, Tasmania : 1.7% None, King Island Council area - All industries: 6.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: 10.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: 8.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: 11.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: 13.8% 40 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: 18.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: 10.1% 49 hours or more, King Island Council area - All industries: 21.0% Not stated, King Island Council area - All industries: 1.2%
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, King Island Council area - All industries: +6 1 hour - 15 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: +18 16 hours - 24 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: -6 25 hours - 34 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: -12 35 hours - 39 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: -8 40 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: -30 41 hours - 48 hours, King Island Council area - All industries: -1 49 hours or more, King Island Council area - All industries: -2 Not stated, King Island Council area - All industries: -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 King Island Council area's resident workers in 2016 compared to Tasmania 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, 35.4% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 63.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 42.0% and 56.2% respectively for Tasmania.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of King Island Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (21.0% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (18.4% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (13.8% compared to 19.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.0% compared to 11.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in King Island Council area decreased by 41 people (7.5%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in King Island Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (-30 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+18 people)
  • Not stated (-15 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (-12 people)

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