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Resident workers - Hours worked

62.7% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Gladstone Regional Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 61.5% in Victoria.

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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
Gladstone Regional Council - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None132.52.6245.53.0-11
1 hour - 15 hours5711.27.9347.87.3+23
16 hours - 24 hours438.46.9378.56.2+6
25 hours - 34 hours469.09.44510.38.5+1
35 hours - 39 hours285.59.9214.87.6+7
40 hours7915.515.16214.214.1+17
41 hours - 48 hours407.87.5296.77.0+11
49 hours or more20139.438.818141.543.4+20
Not stated30.61.830.72.8--
Total Persons510100.0100.0436100.0100.0+74

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 Gladstone Regional Council area'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, 31.2% of the resident workers in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 68.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 26.8% and 71.4% respectively for Queensland.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.2% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.4% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (5.5% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked Not stated (0.6% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Gladstone Regional Council area increased by 55 people (18.8%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Gladstone Regional Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+23 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (+20 persons)
  • 40 hours (+17 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (+11 persons)

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