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Resident workers - Hours worked

43.3% of the resident workers (Information Media and Telecommunications) in Gladstone Regional Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 46.2% 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 - Information Media and Telecommunications 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None43.82.965.53.6-2
1 hour - 15 hours1211.58.698.28.4+3
16 hours - 24 hours98.77.098.27.3--
25 hours - 34 hours98.79.11210.99.0-3
35 hours - 39 hours2524.025.52119.124.9+4
40 hours2120.220.22220.019.4-1
41 hours - 48 hours1211.510.3109.110.5+2
49 hours or more1211.515.81816.415.8-6
Not stated000.732.71.0-3
Total Persons104100.0100.0110100.0100.0-6

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, 32.7% of the resident workers in Information Media and Telecommunications worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 67.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 27.6% and 71.7% respectively for Queensland.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.5% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.7% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (24.0% compared to 25.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (11.5% compared to 15.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (Information Media and Telecommunications) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by 1 people (-1.4%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (-6 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+4 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+3 persons)
  • Not stated (-3 persons)

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