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Gladstone Regional Council area

Resident workers - Hours worked

66.6% of the male resident workers in Gladstone Regional Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 52.4% 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 - Males20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Administrative and Support Services%Number%Administrative and Support Services%2011 to 2016
None5753.83.26423.94.6-67
1 hour - 15 hours8935.910.16263.88.8+267
16 hours - 24 hours5653.78.03862.34.6+179
25 hours - 34 hours7144.711.45603.47.4+154
35 hours - 39 hours2,04913.413.81,70010.310.6+349
40 hours2,58817.015.42,72816.514.1-140
41 hours - 48 hours2,68717.611.73,36320.411.6-676
49 hours or more4,88832.025.36,02536.537.3-1,137
Not stated2941.91.14862.91.1-192

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 : 3.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 10.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 8.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 11.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 13.8% 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 15.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 11.7% 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 25.3% Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 1.1% None, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 5.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 3.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 4.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 13.4% 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 17.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 17.6% 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 32.0% Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 1.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: -67 1 hour - 15 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: +267 16 hours - 24 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: +179 25 hours - 34 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: +154 35 hours - 39 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: +349 40 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: -140 41 hours - 48 hours, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: -676 49 hours or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: -1,137 Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: -192
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 male resident workers in 2016 compared to Administrative and Support Services 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, 18.0% of the male resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 80.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 32.7% and 66.2% respectively for Administrative and Support Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of male resident workers worked 49 hours or more (32.0% compared to 25.3%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (17.6% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (4.7% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (3.7% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the male resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by 1,604 people (11.6%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (-1,137 males)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-676 males)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+349 males)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+267 males)

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