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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

42.8% of All industries local workers in the Fraser Coast Regional Council are employed part-time and 55.3% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the Fraser Coast Regional Council 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
Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None1,0453.63.41,2794.43.8-234
1 hour - 15 hours3,88513.311.03,54312.210.5+342
16 hours - 24 hours3,10810.79.42,95210.18.9+156
25 hours - 34 hours4,42915.212.04,04713.910.9+382
35 hours - 39 hours6,09120.919.36,01920.618.3+72
40 hours4,02813.817.24,06513.917.0-37
41 hours - 48 hours2,1837.59.42,4558.410.6-272
49 hours or more3,79713.016.44,08914.018.5-292
Not stated5722.01.87042.41.5-132
Total Persons29,138100.0100.029,153100.0100.0-15

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 Fraser Coast Regional Council in 2016 compared to Queensland within the Fraser Coast Regional Council 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, 42.8% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 55.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 35.9% and 62.3% respectively for Queensland within the Fraser Coast Regional Council.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the Fraser Coast Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.3% compared to 11.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (15.2% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (13.8% compared to 17.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (13.0% compared to 16.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in the Fraser Coast Regional Council between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+382 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+342 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-292 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-272 local workers)

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