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Resident workers - Hours worked

45.6% of the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) in the Gunnedah Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 47.6% in Regional NSW.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the Gunnedah Shire's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in the Gunnedah Shire 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
Gunnedah Shire 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2011 to 2016
None00.03.035.03.4-3
1 hour - 15 hours00.09.758.311.4-5
16 hours - 24 hours913.28.735.08.9+6
25 hours - 34 hours1014.79.735.08.6+7
35 hours - 39 hours1826.520.62033.317.8-2
40 hours913.218.3610.016.9+3
41 hours - 48 hours913.210.1610.010.9+3
49 hours or more1319.119.21423.320.8-1
Not stated00.00.800.01.20

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, Regional NSW - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 3.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Regional NSW - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 9.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Regional NSW - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 8.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Regional NSW - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 9.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Regional NSW - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 20.6% 40 hours, Regional NSW - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 18.3% 41 hours - 48 hours, Regional NSW - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 10.1% 49 hours or more, Regional NSW - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 19.2% Not stated, Regional NSW - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services  : 0.8% None, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 13.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 14.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 26.5% 40 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 13.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 13.2% 49 hours or more, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 19.1% Not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0.0%
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, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -3 1 hour - 15 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -5 16 hours - 24 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +6 25 hours - 34 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +7 35 hours - 39 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -2 40 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +3 41 hours - 48 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +3 49 hours or more, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -1 Not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0
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 the Gunnedah Shire's resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) in 2016 compared to Regional NSW 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, 27.9% of the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 72.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 31.0% and 68.2% respectively for Regional NSW.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) of the Gunnedah Shire and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (26.5% compared to 20.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.7% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (0.0% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) worked 40 hours (13.2% compared to 18.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Gunnedah Shire increased by 3 people (6.5%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) in the Gunnedah Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+7 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+6 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-5 people)
  • None (-3 people)

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