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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

32.1% of All industries local workers in Gladstone Regional Council area are employed part-time and 66.2% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Gladstone Regional Council area across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Wholesale Trade%Number%. Wholesale Trade%2011 - 2016
None1,0664.03.31,1344.13.5-68
1 hour - 15 hours2,71510.23.82,2828.24.3+433
16 hours - 24 hours2,1508.14.21,8686.74.0+282
25 hours - 34 hours2,5979.86.92,3868.55.3+211
35 hours - 39 hours3,93814.817.33,53112.613.3+407
40 hours3,91814.719.04,21515.119.0-297
41 hours - 48 hours3,50313.217.94,37515.718.1-872
49 hours or more6,25023.527.67,42626.629.7-1,176
Not stated4541.707282.62.8-274
Total Persons26,591100.0100.027,945100.0100.0-1,354

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 the workforce in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 compared to the Wholesale Trade workforce within Gladstone Regional Council area shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 32.1% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 66.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 18.2% and 81.8% respectively for the Wholesale Trade workforce within Gladstone Regional Council area.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Gladstone Regional Council area and the Wholesale Trade workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (10.2% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (14.7% compared to 19.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (13.2% compared to 17.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (23.5% compared to 27.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Gladstone Regional Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-1,176 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-872 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+433 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+407 local workers)

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