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Quilpie Shire

Resident workers - Hours worked

60.5% of the resident workers in Quilpie Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 29.7% in Education and Training.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Quilpie 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
Quilpie Shire 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Education and Training%Number%Education and Training%2011 to 2016
None224.716.2264.80.0-4
1 hour - 15 hours306.416.2356.59.4-5
16 hours - 24 hours173.60.0285.29.4-11
25 hours - 34 hours388.229.7387.025.00
35 hours - 39 hours6313.58.15810.731.3+5
40 hours7516.118.98315.30.0-8
41 hours - 48 hours286.00.0346.30.0-6
49 hours or more17938.410.822441.425.0-45
Not stated143.00.0152.80.0-1

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, Quilpie Shire - Education and Training : 16.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, Quilpie Shire - Education and Training : 16.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Quilpie Shire - Education and Training : 0.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Quilpie Shire - Education and Training : 29.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Quilpie Shire - Education and Training : 8.1% 40 hours, Quilpie Shire - Education and Training : 18.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Quilpie Shire - Education and Training : 0.0% 49 hours or more, Quilpie Shire - Education and Training : 10.8% Not stated, Quilpie Shire - Education and Training : 0.0% None, Quilpie Shire - All industries: 4.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: 6.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: 3.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: 8.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: 13.5% 40 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: 16.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: 6.0% 49 hours or more, Quilpie Shire - All industries: 38.4% Not stated, Quilpie Shire - All industries: 3.0%
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, Quilpie Shire - All industries: -4 1 hour - 15 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: -5 16 hours - 24 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: -11 25 hours - 34 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: 0 35 hours - 39 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: +5 40 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: -8 41 hours - 48 hours, Quilpie Shire - All industries: -6 49 hours or more, Quilpie Shire - All industries: -45 Not stated, Quilpie Shire - All industries: -1
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 Quilpie 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, 23.0% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 74.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 62.2% and 37.8% respectively for Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (38.4% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.2% compared to 29.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked None (4.7% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (6.4% compared to 16.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Quilpie Shire decreased by 54 people (13.5%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (-45 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (-11 people)
  • 40 hours (-8 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-6 people)

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