Livingstone Shire Council area
Local workers - Hours worked - All industries
Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Livingstone Shire Council area 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).
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers hours worked, 2016|
|Livingstone Shire Council area - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Hours worked||Number||%||Queensland%||Number||%||Queensland%||2011 - 2016|
|1 hour - 15 hours||1,278||14.4||11.0||1,086||13.3||10.5||+192|
|16 hours - 24 hours||881||9.9||9.4||830||10.2||8.9||+51|
|25 hours - 34 hours||1,175||13.2||12.0||1,023||12.5||10.9||+152|
|35 hours - 39 hours||1,724||19.4||19.3||1,287||15.8||18.3||+437|
|41 hours - 48 hours||685||7.7||9.4||689||8.5||10.6||-4|
|49 hours or more||1,458||16.4||16.4||1,578||19.4||18.5||-120|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Livingstone Shire Council area in 2016 compared to Queensland within Livingstone Shire Council area 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, 40.9% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 57.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 35.9% and 62.3% respectively for Queensland within Livingstone Shire Council area.
The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Livingstone Shire Council area and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.4% compared to 11.0%)
- A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.2% compared to 12.0%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (13.4% compared to 17.2%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (7.7% compared to 9.4%)
The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Livingstone Shire Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:
- 35 hours - 39 hours (+437 local workers)
- 1 hour - 15 hours (+192 local workers)
- 25 hours - 34 hours (+152 local workers)
- 49 hours or more (-120 local workers)