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Murweh Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

28.6% of All industries local workers in Murweh Shire are employed part-time and 68.5% 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2016
Murweh Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours1618.111.02039.010.5-42
16 hours - 24 hours1276.49.41466.58.9-19
25 hours - 34 hours20910.512.01868.310.9+23
35 hours - 39 hours39920.019.342418.818.3-25
40 hours34217.117.240117.817.0-59
41 hours - 48 hours1507.59.41677.410.6-17
49 hours or more47723.916.458125.818.5-104
Not stated582.91.8642.81.5-6
Total Persons1,996100.0100.02,254100.0100.0-258

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. 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 2016 compared 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, 28.6% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 68.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 35.9% and 62.3% 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 (8.1% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (6.4% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (7.5% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (23.9% compared to 16.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Murweh Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-104 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-59 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-42 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-25 local workers)

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