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Gladstone Regional Council area

Resident workers - Hours worked

40.5% of the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) in Gladstone Regional Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 64.5% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste 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%Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services%Number%Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services%2011 to 2016
None625.23.6645.73.2-2
1 hour - 15 hours564.71.9524.72.7+4
16 hours - 24 hours715.93.7625.63.2+9
25 hours - 34 hours1008.43.5686.15.4+32
35 hours - 39 hours41234.522.533730.217.2+75
40 hours21017.624.418716.722.0+23
41 hours - 48 hours15412.914.817515.713.8-21
49 hours or more12010.125.214813.230.8-28
Not stated90.80.4242.11.6-15

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 - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 3.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 1.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 3.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 3.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 22.5% 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 24.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 14.8% 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 25.2% Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 0.4% None, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 5.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 4.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 5.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 8.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 34.5% 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 17.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 12.9% 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 10.1% Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 0.8%
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 - Public Administration and Safety: -2 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: +4 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: +9 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: +32 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: +75 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: +23 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: -21 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: -28 Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Public Administration and Safety: -15
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 (Public Administration and Safety) in 2016 compared to Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste 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, 24.2% of the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 75.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 12.7% and 87.0% respectively for Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) of Gladstone Regional Council area and Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (34.5% compared to 22.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.4% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) worked 49 hours or more (10.1% compared to 25.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) worked 40 hours (17.6% compared to 24.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Gladstone Regional Council area increased by 49 people (5.8%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+75 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+32 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-28 people)
  • 40 hours (+23 people)

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