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Gladstone Regional Council area

Resident workers - Hours worked

24.8% of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) in Gladstone Regional Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 36.1% in Administrative and Support Services.

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%Administrative and Support Services%Number%Administrative and Support Services%2011 to 2016
None543.03.8523.14.9+2
1 hour - 15 hours54229.719.245927.415.1+83
16 hours - 24 hours27615.111.322513.47.1+51
25 hours - 34 hours29316.012.627316.311.8+20
35 hours - 39 hours1819.915.51448.614.8+37
40 hours1297.111.61337.912.1-4
41 hours - 48 hours884.88.3824.99.4+6
49 hours or more23713.016.225014.923.2-13
Not stated271.51.4593.51.7-32

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 - Administrative and Support Services : 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 19.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 11.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 12.6% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 15.5% 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 11.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 8.3% 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 16.2% Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 1.4% None, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: 3.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: 29.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: 15.1% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: 16.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: 9.9% 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: 7.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: 4.8% 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: 13.0% Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: 1.5%
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, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: +2 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: +83 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: +51 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: +20 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: +37 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: -4 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: +6 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: -13 Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services: -32
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 (Accommodation and Food Services) in 2016 compared to Administrative and Support Services 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, 63.8% of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 34.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 47.0% and 51.6% respectively for Administrative and Support Services.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) of Gladstone Regional Council area and Administrative and Support Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (29.7% compared to 19.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) worked 16 hours - 24 hours (15.1% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (9.9% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) worked 40 hours (7.1% compared to 11.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Gladstone Regional Council area increased by 26 people (4.3%).

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

  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+83 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+51 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+37 people)
  • Not stated (-32 people)

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