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Local workers - Hours worked - Public Administration and Safety

19.3% of Public Administration and Safety local workers in the Gunnedah Shire are employed part-time and 78.3% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the Gunnedah Shire 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
Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2011 - 2016
None72.84.8155.85.8-8
1 hour - 15 hours93.54.293.54.1--
16 hours - 24 hours135.16.2197.36.2-6
25 hours - 34 hours207.97.3249.26.8-4
35 hours - 39 hours9738.232.89938.133.4-2
40 hours4818.920.35119.619.2-3
41 hours - 48 hours2911.412.7228.512.6+7
49 hours or more259.810.9218.111.0+4
Not stated62.40.9001.1+6
Total Persons254100.0100.0260100.0100.0-6

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 Public Administration and Safety workforce in the Gunnedah Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales within the Gunnedah Shire 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, 19.3% of the Public Administration and Safety workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 78.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 22.4% and 76.7% respectively for New South Wales within the Gunnedah Shire.

The major differences between the hours worked by the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the Gunnedah Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who did not work (2.8% compared to 4.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (38.2% compared to 32.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (18.9% compared to 20.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked Not stated (2.4% compared to 0.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the Gunnedah Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • None (-8 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (+7 local workers)
  • Not stated (+6 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (-6 local workers)

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