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Balonne Shire

Resident workers - Hours worked

67.7% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in Balonne Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 55.9% in Queensland.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for Balonne Shire's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in Balonne Shire 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.

Hours worked statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupations and Income to provide more insight into the observations made.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
Balonne Shire 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
None00.02.200.02.50
1 hour - 15 hours46.25.2812.95.2-4
16 hours - 24 hours57.75.200.05.4+5
25 hours - 34 hours34.67.169.77.1-3
35 hours - 39 hours46.223.734.820.4+1
40 hours69.223.21422.622.4-8
41 hours - 48 hours1320.013.71219.414.2+1
49 hours or more2538.518.91930.621.5+6
Not stated57.70.700.01.3+5

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

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 2.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 5.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 5.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 7.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 23.7% 40 hours, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 23.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 13.7% 49 hours or more, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 18.9% Not stated, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 0.7% None, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: 0.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: 6.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: 7.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: 4.6% 35 hours - 39 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: 6.2% 40 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: 9.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: 20.0% 49 hours or more, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: 38.5% Not stated, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: 7.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: 0 1 hour - 15 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: -4 16 hours - 24 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: +5 25 hours - 34 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: -3 35 hours - 39 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: +1 40 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: -8 41 hours - 48 hours, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: +1 49 hours or more, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: +6 Not stated, Balonne Shire - Wholesale Trade: +5
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Balonne Shire's resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in 2016 compared to Queensland shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) as well as a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 18.5% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 73.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 19.7% and 79.6% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) of Balonne Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 49 hours or more (38.5% compared to 18.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked Not stated (7.7% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (6.2% compared to 23.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) worked 40 hours (9.2% compared to 23.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Balonne Shire remained stable 0 people (0.0%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in Balonne Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (-8 people)
  • 49 hours or more (+6 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+5 people)
  • Not stated (+5 people)

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