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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

41.6% of All industries local workers in the Flinders Council are employed part-time and 55.0% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the Flinders 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers hours worked, 2016
Flinders Council - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Tasmania%Number%. Tasmania%2011 - 2016
None153.64.3143.64.6+1
1 hour - 15 hours5312.913.34110.512.6+12
16 hours - 24 hours379.011.24611.810.9-9
25 hours - 34 hours6616.113.34411.312.1+22
35 hours - 39 hours5212.719.75313.619.4-1
40 hours6515.815.57519.316.4-10
41 hours - 48 hours399.58.7369.39.7+3
49 hours or more7017.012.37218.513.1-2
Not stated143.41.782.11.3+6
Total Persons411100.0100.0389100.0100.0+22

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in the Flinders Council in 2016 compared to Tasmania within the Flinders Council shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 41.6% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 55.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 42.1% and 56.2% respectively for Tasmania within the Flinders Council.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the Flinders Council and Tasmania were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (9.0% compared to 11.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (16.1% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (12.7% compared to 19.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (17.0% compared to 12.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+22 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+12 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-10 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (-9 local workers)

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