Maranoa Regional Council

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

28.7% of All industries local workers in Maranoa Regional Council are employed part-time and 68.7% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Maranoa Regional Council 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 2021 – by place of work

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Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2021
Maranoa Regional Council - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours5878.011.15507.811.0+37
16 hours - 24 hours4245.89.34216.09.4+3
25 hours - 34 hours6308.612.05547.912.0+76
35 hours - 39 hours1,16515.920.81,02314.519.3+142
40 hours99913.616.21,08015.317.2-81
41 hours - 48 hours5797.98.45898.49.4-10
49 hours or more2,28631.213.62,31932.916.4-33
Not stated1922.61.81502.11.8+42
Total Persons7,323100.0100.07,048100.0100.0+275

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Maranoa Regional Council in 2021compared to Queensland within Maranoa Regional Council 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, 28.7% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 68.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.3% and 58.9% respectively for Queensland within Maranoa Regional Council.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Maranoa Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (5.8% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.6% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (15.9% compared to 20.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (31.2% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Maranoa Regional Council between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+142 local workers)
  • None (+99 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-81 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+76 local workers)

Maranoa Regional Council

economic profile