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Paroo Shire

Resident workers - Hours worked

58.2% of the resident workers in Paroo Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 29.9% in Education and Training.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Paroo 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
Paroo Shire 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Education and Training%Number%Education and Training%2011 to 2016
None324.56.5394.75.6-7
1 hour - 15 hours588.113.0637.616.7-5
16 hours - 24 hours456.311.7384.616.7+7
25 hours - 34 hours628.720.8738.826.4-11
35 hours - 39 hours8912.511.7819.713.9+8
40 hours12117.013.014317.20.0-22
41 hours - 48 hours486.70.0748.95.6-26
49 hours or more24634.516.928634.311.1-40
Not stated121.76.5364.34.2-24

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, Paroo Shire - Education and Training : 6.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Paroo Shire - Education and Training : 13.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Paroo Shire - Education and Training : 11.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Paroo Shire - Education and Training : 20.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, Paroo Shire - Education and Training : 11.7% 40 hours, Paroo Shire - Education and Training : 13.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Paroo Shire - Education and Training : 0.0% 49 hours or more, Paroo Shire - Education and Training : 16.9% Not stated, Paroo Shire - Education and Training : 6.5% None, Paroo Shire - All industries: 4.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: 8.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: 6.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: 8.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: 12.5% 40 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: 17.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: 6.7% 49 hours or more, Paroo Shire - All industries: 34.5% Not stated, Paroo Shire - All industries: 1.7%
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, Paroo Shire - All industries: -7 1 hour - 15 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: -5 16 hours - 24 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: +7 25 hours - 34 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: -11 35 hours - 39 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: +8 40 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: -22 41 hours - 48 hours, Paroo Shire - All industries: -26 49 hours or more, Paroo Shire - All industries: -40 Not stated, Paroo Shire - All industries: -24
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 Paroo Shire's resident workers in 2016 compared to Education and Training shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 27.6% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 70.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 51.9% and 41.6% respectively for Education and Training.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of Paroo Shire and Education and Training were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (34.5% compared to 16.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (6.7% compared to 0.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.7% compared to 20.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (6.3% compared to 11.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Paroo Shire decreased by 80 people (13.7%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in Paroo Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-40 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-26 people)
  • Not stated (-24 people)
  • 40 hours (-22 people)

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