RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Local workers - Hours worked - Financial and Insurance Services

27.1% of Financial and Insurance Services local workers in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region are employed part-time and 72.4% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region 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
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Financial and Insurance Services 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None1124.63.71294.94.3-17
1 hour - 15 hours1084.44.31395.34.8-31
16 hours - 24 hours1747.16.92379.07.3-63
25 hours - 34 hours26710.99.328911.09.0-22
35 hours - 39 hours72429.625.970827.024.6+16
40 hours45918.823.246217.622.0-3
41 hours - 48 hours25510.410.426710.211.1-12
49 hours or more33013.515.638014.516.0-50
Not stated130.50.6160.60.7-3
Total Persons2,442100.0100.02,627100.0100.0-185

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 Financial and Insurance Services workforce in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2016 compared to Queensland within the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 27.1% of the Financial and Insurance Services workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 72.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 24.3% and 75.1% respectively for Queensland within the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region.

The major differences between the hours worked by the Financial and Insurance Services workforce in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (10.9% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (29.6% compared to 25.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (18.8% compared to 23.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (13.5% compared to 15.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the Financial and Insurance Services workforce in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 16 hours - 24 hours (-63 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-50 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-31 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (-22 local workers)

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