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Resident workers - Hours worked

36.0% of the resident workers in the Fraser Coast Regional Council work 40 or more hours, compared to 43.2% in Queensland.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the Fraser Coast Regional Council's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in the Fraser Coast Regional Council 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
Fraser Coast Regional Council 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
None1,2774.03.41,5014.73.9-224
1 hour - 15 hours4,23013.111.03,84211.910.4+388
16 hours - 24 hours3,37010.49.43,1739.88.8+197
25 hours - 34 hours4,72914.712.04,36413.510.8+365
35 hours - 39 hours6,38819.819.26,27819.518.1+110
40 hours4,39313.617.24,44913.816.8-56
41 hours - 48 hours2,4617.69.42,6968.410.5-235
49 hours or more4,74814.716.65,11715.918.4-369
Not stated6662.11.88082.52.2-142

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, Queensland : 3.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Queensland : 11.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Queensland : 9.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Queensland : 12.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Queensland : 19.2% 40 hours, Queensland : 17.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Queensland : 9.4% 49 hours or more, Queensland : 16.6% Not stated, Queensland : 1.8% None, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 13.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 10.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 14.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 19.8% 40 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 13.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 7.6% 49 hours or more, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 14.7% Not stated, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 2.1%
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, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -224 1 hour - 15 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +388 16 hours - 24 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +197 25 hours - 34 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +365 35 hours - 39 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +110 40 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -56 41 hours - 48 hours, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -235 49 hours or more, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -369 Not stated, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -142
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 Fraser Coast Regional Council's resident workers in 2016 compared to Queensland 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, 42.2% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 55.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 35.8% and 62.4% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of the Fraser Coast Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.7% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.1% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (13.6% compared to 17.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (14.7% compared to 16.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Fraser Coast Regional Council decreased by 550 people (3.0%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in the Fraser Coast Regional Council between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+388 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-369 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+365 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-235 people)

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