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Resident workers - Hours worked

44.1% of the resident workers in the Livingstone Shire Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 43.2% in Queensland.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the Livingstone Shire Council area's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in the Livingstone Shire Council area 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
Livingstone Shire Council area 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
None6684.33.46334.33.9+35
1 hour - 15 hours1,75611.411.01,49610.210.4+260
16 hours - 24 hours1,3588.89.41,2378.48.8+121
25 hours - 34 hours1,82011.812.01,61010.910.8+210
35 hours - 39 hours2,71617.619.22,38416.218.1+332
40 hours2,27414.717.22,17814.816.8+96
41 hours - 48 hours1,4249.29.41,55610.610.5-132
49 hours or more3,10820.216.63,27422.218.4-166
Not stated2981.91.83702.52.2-72

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, Queensland : 3.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Queensland : 11.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Queensland : 9.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Queensland : 12.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Queensland : 19.2% 40 hours, Queensland : 17.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Queensland : 9.4% 49 hours or more, Queensland : 16.6% Not stated, Queensland : 1.8% None, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: 4.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: 11.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: 8.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: 11.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: 17.6% 40 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: 14.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: 9.2% 49 hours or more, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: 20.2% Not stated, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: 1.9%
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, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: +35 1 hour - 15 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: +260 16 hours - 24 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: +121 25 hours - 34 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: +210 35 hours - 39 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: +332 40 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: +96 41 hours - 48 hours, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: -132 49 hours or more, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: -166 Not stated, Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries: -72
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 Livingstone Shire Council area's resident workers in 2016 compared to Queensland 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, 36.3% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 61.7% 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 of the Livingstone Shire Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (20.2% compared to 16.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked None (4.3% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (14.7% compared to 17.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.6% compared to 19.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Livingstone Shire Council area increased by 130 people (1.4%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in the Livingstone Shire Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+332 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+260 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+210 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-166 people)

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