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Resident workers - Hours worked

29.6% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) in the Gunnedah Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 45.6% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

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%Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services%Number%Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services%2011 to 2016
None276.40.0152.95.0+12
1 hour - 15 hours8720.60.011321.98.3-26
16 hours - 24 hours4410.413.26612.85.0-22
25 hours - 34 hours7016.514.78416.25.0-14
35 hours - 39 hours7016.526.57314.133.3-3
40 hours4911.613.25610.810.0-7
41 hours - 48 hours286.613.2438.310.0-15
49 hours or more4811.319.15510.623.3-7
Not stated00.00.0122.30.0-12

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, 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% None, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: 6.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: 20.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: 10.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: 16.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: 16.5% 40 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: 11.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: 6.6% 49 hours or more, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: 11.3% Not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: 0.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: +12 1 hour - 15 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: -26 16 hours - 24 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: -22 25 hours - 34 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: -14 35 hours - 39 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: -3 40 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: -7 41 hours - 48 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: -15 49 hours or more, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: -7 Not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Retail Trade: -12
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 (Retail Trade) in 2016 compared to Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services shows that there was a higher proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 53.9% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 46.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 27.9% and 72.1% respectively for Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (20.6% compared to 0.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.5% compared to 26.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 49 hours or more (11.3% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) worked 41 hours - 48 hours (6.6% compared to 13.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Retail Trade) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Gunnedah Shire decreased by 32 people (14.1%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Retail Trade) in the Gunnedah Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-26 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (-22 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-15 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (-14 people)

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