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Resident workers - Hours worked

37.3% of the resident workers (Education and Training) in the Gunnedah Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.1% in Arts and Recreation 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%Arts and Recreation Services%Number%Arts and Recreation Services%2011 to 2016
None174.00.0204.90.0-3
1 hour - 15 hours6816.20.05613.721.2+12
16 hours - 24 hours5813.80.06415.69.1-6
25 hours - 34 hours6315.042.16515.924.2-2
35 hours - 39 hours5513.115.84511.09.1+10
40 hours5112.10.06215.224.2-11
41 hours - 48 hours389.00.0389.30.00
49 hours or more6816.242.15914.412.1+9
Not stated30.70.000.00.0+3

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 - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 42.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 15.8% 40 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% 49 hours or more, Gunnedah Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 42.1% Not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% None, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: 16.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: 13.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: 15.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: 13.1% 40 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: 12.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: 9.0% 49 hours or more, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: 16.2% Not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: 0.7%
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 - Education and Training: -3 1 hour - 15 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: +12 16 hours - 24 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: -6 25 hours - 34 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: -2 35 hours - 39 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: +10 40 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: -11 41 hours - 48 hours, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: 0 49 hours or more, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: +9 Not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training: +3
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 (Education and Training) in 2016 compared to Arts and Recreation 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, 48.9% of the resident workers (Education and Training) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 50.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 42.1% and 57.9% respectively for Arts and Recreation Services.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Education and Training) of the Gunnedah Shire and Arts and Recreation Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (16.2% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) worked 16 hours - 24 hours (13.8% compared to 0.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) worked 25 hours - 34 hours (15.0% compared to 42.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) worked 49 hours or more (16.2% compared to 42.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Education and Training) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Gunnedah Shire increased by 8 people (3.9%).

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

  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+12 people)
  • 40 hours (-11 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+10 people)
  • 49 hours or more (+9 people)

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