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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

39.1% of All industries local workers in Gold Coast City are employed part-time and 59.1% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Gold Coast City 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
Gold Coast City - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None6,5342.83.46,8453.43.8-311
1 hour - 15 hours28,22412.011.024,45112.010.5+3,773
16 hours - 24 hours24,95810.69.420,78110.28.9+4,177
25 hours - 34 hours32,46413.812.026,53913.010.9+5,925
35 hours - 39 hours45,48519.319.336,34517.818.3+9,140
40 hours40,10717.017.234,33016.917.0+5,777
41 hours - 48 hours19,9138.59.418,9649.310.6+949
49 hours or more33,62414.316.431,30115.418.5+2,323
Not stated4,2171.81.84,1582.01.5+59
Total Persons235,526100.0100.0203,714100.0100.0+31,812

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 Gold Coast City in 2016 compared to Queensland within Gold Coast City 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, 39.1% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 59.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 35.9% and 62.3% respectively for Queensland within Gold Coast City.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Gold Coast City and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (10.6% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.8% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.5% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (14.3% compared to 16.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Gold Coast City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+9,140 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+5,925 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+5,777 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+4,177 local workers)

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