Murweh Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

29.8% of All industries local workers in Murweh Shire are employed part-time and 66.7% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Murweh Shire 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
Murweh Shire - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours1518.011.11618.111.0-10
16 hours - 24 hours1226.59.31276.49.4-5
25 hours - 34 hours1759.312.020910.512.0-34
35 hours - 39 hours36519.420.839920.019.3-34
40 hours32717.416.234217.117.2-15
41 hours - 48 hours1427.58.41507.59.4-8
49 hours or more42222.413.647723.916.4-55
Not stated663.51.8582.91.8+8
Total Persons1,883100.0100.01,996100.0100.0-113

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 Murweh Shire in 2021compared to Queensland within Murweh Shire 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, 29.8% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 66.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.3% and 58.9% respectively for Queensland within Murweh Shire.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Murweh Shire and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (8.0% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (6.5% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (9.3% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (22.4% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Murweh Shire between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-55 local workers)
  • None (+40 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-34 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (-34 local workers)

Murweh Shire

economic profile