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Cradle Coast Region

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

41.7% of All industries local workers in the Cradle Coast Region are employed part-time and 56.4% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the Cradle Coast Region across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
Cradle Coast Region - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services%Number%. Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services%2011 - 2016
None1,9884.73.32,1424.94.3-154
1 hour - 15 hours5,55313.19.45,33412.19.0+219
16 hours - 24 hours4,71511.19.94,51910.36.8+196
25 hours - 34 hours5,43412.89.44,98611.314.3+448
35 hours - 39 hours7,69118.126.87,59117.325.1+100
40 hours6,23514.712.47,05116.015.2-816
41 hours - 48 hours3,9409.310.84,56910.410.0-629
49 hours or more6,06814.318.16,87015.614.7-802
Not stated8081.909182.10.7-110
Total Persons42,432100.0100.043,980100.0100.0-1,548

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in the Cradle Coast Region in 2016 compared to the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workforce within the Cradle Coast Region shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 41.7% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 56.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 31.9% and 68.1% respectively for the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workforce within the Cradle Coast Region.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the Cradle Coast Region and the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.1% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (12.8% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (18.1% compared to 26.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (14.3% compared to 18.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in the Cradle Coast Region between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (-816 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-802 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-629 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+448 local workers)

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