Far North Queensland Regional Organisation of CouncilsEconomic profile
Skip to content

FNQROC

Local workers - Hours worked - Health Care and Social Assistance

44.7% of Health Care and Social Assistance local workers in the FNQROC are employed part-time and 54.2% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in FNQROC 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.

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

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, FNQROC in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers hours worked
FNQROC - Health Care and Social Assistance20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
None7685.24.87385.75.3+30
1 hour - 15 hours1,0447.18.79817.68.9+63
16 hours - 24 hours1,87012.613.91,55912.013.6+311
25 hours - 34 hours2,92819.819.92,23617.217.7+692
35 hours - 39 hours3,63224.523.03,19824.722.9+434
40 hours2,38716.115.12,04015.715.4+347
41 hours - 48 hours7905.35.78366.46.5-46
49 hours or more1,2178.28.01,2009.38.5+17
Not stated1651.10.91781.41.2-13

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

Local workers hours worked, 2016
Local workers hours worked, 2016 None, Queensland: 4.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Queensland: 8.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Queensland: 13.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Queensland: 19.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, Queensland: 23.0% 40 hours, Queensland: 15.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, Queensland: 5.7% 49 hours or more, Queensland: 8.0% None, FNQROC: 5.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, FNQROC: 7.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, FNQROC: 12.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, FNQROC: 19.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, FNQROC: 24.5% 40 hours, FNQROC: 16.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, FNQROC: 5.3% 49 hours or more, FNQROC: 8.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers hours worked, 2016
Change in local workers hours worked, 2016 None, FNQROC - Health Care and Social Assistance: +30 1 hour - 15 hours, FNQROC - Health Care and Social Assistance: +63 16 hours - 24 hours, FNQROC - Health Care and Social Assistance: +311 25 hours - 34 hours, FNQROC - Health Care and Social Assistance: +692 35 hours - 39 hours, FNQROC - Health Care and Social Assistance: +434 40 hours, FNQROC - Health Care and Social Assistance: +347 41 hours - 48 hours, FNQROC - Health Care and Social Assistance: -46 49 hours or more, FNQROC - Health Care and Social Assistance: +17
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 the Health Care and Social Assistance workforce in the FNQROC in 2016 compared to Queensland 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, 44.7% of the Health Care and Social Assistance workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 54.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 47.2% and 51.8% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the hours worked by the Health Care and Social Assistance workforce in the FNQROC and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (24.5% compared to 23.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (16.1% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (7.1% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (12.6% compared to 13.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the Health Care and Social Assistance workforce in the FNQROC between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+692 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+434 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+347 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+311 local workers)

To continue building your economic story go to...

v19.10.22-1.0.0