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Resident workers - Hours worked

62.3% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in Gladstone Regional Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 55.9% in Queensland.

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 - Wholesale Trade 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None183.32.2243.52.5-6
1 hour - 15 hours275.05.2273.95.2--
16 hours - 24 hours244.55.2314.55.4-7
25 hours - 34 hours356.57.1355.17.1--
35 hours - 39 hours9918.423.78812.720.4+11
40 hours10319.123.212918.722.4-26
41 hours - 48 hours9918.413.713119.014.2-32
49 hours or more13424.918.920429.521.5-70
Not stated000.7223.21.3-22
Total Persons539100.0100.0691100.0100.0-152

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 lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 19.3% of the resident workers in Wholesale Trade worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 80.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 19.7% and 79.6% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) of Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (18.4% compared to 23.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (19.1% compared to 23.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (18.4% compared to 13.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (24.9% compared to 18.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by 117 people (-21.2%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (-70 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-32 persons)
  • 40 hours (-26 persons)
  • Not stated (-22 persons)

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