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Resident workers - Hours worked

41.2% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Ipswich work 40 or more hours, compared to 43.2% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Ipswich 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
City of Ipswich - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None3,0233.63.43,0054.03.9+18
1 hour - 15 hours7,9249.411.06,6908.910.4+1,234
16 hours - 24 hours7,0278.39.45,9147.98.8+1,113
25 hours - 34 hours9,94511.812.07,46410.010.8+2,481
35 hours - 39 hours20,08723.819.217,07822.818.1+3,009
40 hours15,16318.017.213,51118.116.8+1,652
41 hours - 48 hours8,3859.99.48,28111.110.5+104
49 hours or more11,19113.316.611,04514.818.4+146
Not stated1,5291.81.81,8282.42.2-299
Total Persons84,274100.0100.074,816100.0100.0+9,458

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 City of Ipswich's resident workers in 2016 compared to Queensland 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, 33.1% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 65.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 35.8% and 62.4% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Ipswich and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.4% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.3% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (23.8% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (13.3% compared to 16.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Ipswich increased by 4911 people (9.8%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Ipswich between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+3,009 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+2,481 persons)
  • 40 hours (+1,652 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,234 persons)

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