Northern Tasmania Region
Resident workers - Hours worked
36.6% of the resident workers in the Northern Tasmania Region work 40 or more hours, compared to 36.6% in Tasmania.
Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the Northern Tasmania Region's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.
The hours worked by employed people in the Northern Tasmania Region 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers hours worked|
|Northern Tasmania Region||2016||2011||Change|
|Hours worked||Number||%||Tasmania%||Number||%||Tasmania%||2011 to 2016|
|1 hour - 15 hours||7,818||13.4||13.2||7,632||12.8||12.5||+186||22002|
|16 hours - 24 hours||6,605||11.3||11.1||6,489||10.9||10.7||+116||22003|
|25 hours - 34 hours||7,784||13.3||13.3||7,045||11.8||11.9||+739||22004|
|35 hours - 39 hours||11,228||19.2||19.7||11,094||18.6||19.2||+134||22005|
|41 hours - 48 hours||5,010||8.6||8.7||5,591||9.4||9.5||-581||22007|
|49 hours or more||7,592||13.0||12.5||8,334||13.9||13.2||-742||22008|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the hours worked by the Northern Tasmania Region's resident workers in 2016 compared to Tasmania shows that there was a similar proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) as well as a similar proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).
Overall, 42.3% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 55.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 42.0% and 56.2% respectively for Tasmania.
There were no major differences between the hour worked by the resident workers of Northern Tasmania Region and Tasmania in 2016.
From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Northern Tasmania Region decreased by 1,988 people (5.7%).
The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in the Northern Tasmania Region between 2011 and 2016 were:
- 40 hours (-799 people)
- 49 hours or more (-742 people)
- 25 hours - 34 hours (+739 people)
- 41 hours - 48 hours (-581 people)