RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Local workers - Hours worked - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services

25.6% of Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services local workers in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region are employed part-time and 73.1% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Monash 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 - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None292.02.2332.52.6-4
1 hour - 15 hours1328.98.814110.810.3-9
16 hours - 24 hours1167.87.51088.27.5+8
25 hours - 34 hours1026.99.6967.38.7+6
35 hours - 39 hours27818.818.820615.714.9+72
40 hours22515.219.722116.918.5+4
41 hours - 48 hours16511.210.21239.411.0+42
49 hours or more41327.922.436928.225.3+44
Not stated191.30.8131.01.1+6
Total Persons1,479100.0100.01,310100.0100.0+169

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 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate 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 lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 25.6% of the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 73.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 28.1% and 71.1% respectively for Queensland within City of Monash.

The major differences between the hours worked by the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workforce in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (6.9% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (15.2% compared to 19.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (11.2% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (27.9% compared to 22.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workforce in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+72 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (+44 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (+42 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-9 local workers)

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