Meander Valley Council area
Resident workers - Hours worked
39.1% of the resident workers in Meander Valley Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 36.6% in Tasmania.
Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for Meander Valley Council area's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.
The hours worked by employed people in Meander Valley Council area 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|
|Meander Valley Council area||2016||2011||Change|
|Hours worked||Number||%||Tasmania%||Number||%||Tasmania%||2011 to 2016|
|1 hour - 15 hours||1,061||12.5||13.2||1,077||12.5||12.5||-16||22002|
|16 hours - 24 hours||938||11.1||11.1||895||10.4||10.7||+43||22003|
|25 hours - 34 hours||1,126||13.3||13.3||1,014||11.8||11.9||+112||22004|
|35 hours - 39 hours||1,486||17.6||19.7||1,528||17.7||19.2||-42||22005|
|41 hours - 48 hours||750||8.9||8.7||761||8.8||9.5||-11||22007|
|49 hours or more||1,259||14.9||12.5||1,322||15.3||13.2||-63||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 Meander Valley Council area's resident workers in 2016 compared to Tasmania shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a similar proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).
Overall, 41.3% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 56.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 42.0% and 56.2% respectively for Tasmania.
The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of Meander Valley Council area and Tasmania were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (14.9% compared to 12.5%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.6% compared to 19.7%)
From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Meander Valley Council area decreased by 253 people (5.0%).
The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in Meander Valley Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:
- 40 hours (-137 people)
- 25 hours - 34 hours (+112 people)
- 49 hours or more (-63 people)
- 16 hours - 24 hours (+43 people)