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Local workers - Hours worked - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

19.9% of Professional, Scientific and Technical Services local workers in Gladstone Regional Council area are employed part-time and 78.7% 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 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None523.02.6562.72.9-4
1 hour - 15 hours1146.68.9944.58.2+20
16 hours - 24 hours865.08.1834.07.6+3
25 hours - 34 hours915.39.41024.98.6-11
35 hours - 39 hours1689.817.422110.716.3-53
40 hours18911.023.134016.422.0-151
41 hours - 48 hours1156.710.530414.712.5-189
49 hours or more88451.319.384840.921.2+36
Not stated231.30.6241.20.8-1
Total Persons1,722100.0100.02,072100.0100.0-350

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 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services workforce in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 compared to Queensland within Gladstone Regional Council area shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 19.9% of the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 78.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 29.0% and 70.4% respectively for Queensland within Gladstone Regional Council area.

The major differences between the hours worked by the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services workforce in Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (5.3% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (9.8% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (11.0% compared to 23.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (51.3% compared to 19.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-189 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-151 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-53 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (+36 local workers)

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