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Cradle Coast Region

Local workers - Hours worked - Public Administration and Safety

36.2% of Public Administration and Safety local workers in the Cradle Coast Region are employed part-time and 63.3% 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 - Public Administration and Safety 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Arts and Recreation Services%Number%. Arts and Recreation Services%2011 - 2016
None1205.67.21887.12.3-68
1 hour - 15 hours1436.732.71596.024.8-16
16 hours - 24 hours23110.910.72509.514.3-19
25 hours - 34 hours27512.99.928010.69.3-5
35 hours - 39 hours63229.79.180230.417.8-170
40 hours34516.215.347017.813.2-125
41 hours - 48 hours1939.14.32519.57.8-58
49 hours or more1778.39.42128.010.5-35
Not stated110.51.3250.90-14
Total Persons2,127100.0100.02,637100.0100.0-510

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 Public Administration and Safety workforce in the Cradle Coast Region in 2016 compared to the Arts and Recreation Services workforce within the Cradle Coast Region shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 36.2% of the Public Administration and Safety workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 63.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 60.6% and 38.1% respectively for the Arts and Recreation Services workforce within the Cradle Coast Region.

The major differences between the hours worked by the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the Cradle Coast Region and the Arts and Recreation Services workforce were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (6.7% compared to 32.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (12.9% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (29.7% compared to 9.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (9.1% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the Cradle Coast Region between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-170 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-125 local workers)
  • None (-68 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-58 local workers)

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