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Gladstone Regional Council area

Resident workers - Hours worked

50.6% of the resident workers in Gladstone Regional Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 62.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Gladstone Regional Council area 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
Gladstone Regional Council area 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing%Number%Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing%2011 to 2016
None1,0844.02.51,1814.25.5-97
1 hour - 15 hours2,85510.511.22,3568.37.8+499
16 hours - 24 hours2,2588.38.41,9146.88.5+344
25 hours - 34 hours2,6619.89.02,4448.610.3+217
35 hours - 39 hours4,04114.95.53,54112.54.8+500
40 hours4,00414.815.54,27015.114.2-266
41 hours - 48 hours3,54013.17.84,42015.66.7-880
49 hours or more6,15522.739.47,39826.241.5-1,243
Not stated4811.80.67602.70.7-279

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, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 2.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 11.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 8.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 9.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 5.5% 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 15.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 7.8% 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 39.4% Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 0.6% None, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 8.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 9.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 14.9% 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 14.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 13.1% 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 22.7% Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: -97 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: +499 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: +344 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: +217 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: +500 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: -266 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: -880 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: -1,243 Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: -279
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 Gladstone Regional Council area's resident workers in 2016 compared to Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 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, 32.7% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 65.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 31.2% and 68.2% respectively for Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of Gladstone Regional Council area and Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (14.9% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (13.1% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked None (4.0% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (22.7% compared to 39.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by 1,889 people (9.6%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (-1,243 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-880 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+500 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+499 people)

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