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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

42.4% of All industries local workers in the City of Launceston are employed part-time and 55.9% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Monash 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
City of Launceston - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Manufacturing%Number%. Manufacturing%2011 - 2016
None1,3473.91.91,5354.43.5-188
1 hour - 15 hours4,51113.26.94,34412.46.6+167
16 hours - 24 hours3,95411.57.03,86211.05.9+92
25 hours - 34 hours4,73113.89.04,33012.37.1+401
35 hours - 39 hours7,39221.632.77,43821.231.4-46
40 hours5,27415.419.15,76816.422.1-494
41 hours - 48 hours2,7788.19.93,2349.211.5-456
49 hours or more3,71810.812.24,02711.510.8-309
Not stated5741.71.35901.71.1-16
Total Persons34,279100.0100.035,128100.0100.0-849

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 workforce in the City of Launceston in 2016 compared to the Manufacturing workforce within the City of Launceston shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 42.4% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 55.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 24.8% and 73.9% respectively for the Manufacturing workforce within City of Monash.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the City of Launceston and the Manufacturing workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.2% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (11.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.8% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.6% compared to 32.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in the City of Launceston between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (-494 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-456 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+401 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-309 local workers)

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