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Resident workers - Hours worked

66.8% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in Gladstone Regional Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 53.2% 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 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None493.12.6582.83.0-9
1 hour - 15 hours1257.98.9924.58.2+33
16 hours - 24 hours795.08.0894.37.6-10
25 hours - 34 hours835.39.31135.58.6-30
35 hours - 39 hours17110.917.321810.616.2-47
40 hours19712.523.034116.622.0-144
41 hours - 48 hours1187.510.529914.612.4-181
49 hours or more73646.819.781639.821.2-80
Not stated151.00.6241.20.8-9
Total Persons1,573100.0100.02,050100.0100.0-477

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, 21.4% of the resident workers in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 77.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 28.9% and 70.5% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) of Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (5.3% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (10.9% compared to 17.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (12.5% compared to 23.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (46.8% compared to 19.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by 452 people (-27.0%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in Gladstone Regional Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-181 persons)
  • 40 hours (-144 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-80 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-47 persons)

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