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Local workers - Hours worked - Education and Training

45.6% of Education and Training local workers in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region are employed part-time and 53.6% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers hours worked
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
None4714.03.83863.84.1+85
1 hour - 15 hours1,45112.513.91,28712.513.9+164
16 hours - 24 hours1,31011.311.41,14911.211.4+161
25 hours - 34 hours2,07217.817.11,75317.117.1+319
35 hours - 39 hours2,02317.416.91,67816.416.0+345
40 hours1,43412.313.81,41113.714.1+23
41 hours - 48 hours1,0368.98.09699.48.7+67
49 hours or more1,75015.014.31,51314.713.7+237
Not stated950.80.81161.10.9-21

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

Local workers hours worked, 2016
Local workers hours worked, 2016 None, Queensland: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Queensland: 13.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Queensland: 11.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Queensland: 17.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Queensland: 16.9% 40 hours, Queensland: 13.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Queensland: 8.0% 49 hours or more, Queensland: 14.3% None, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 12.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 11.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 17.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 17.4% 40 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 12.3% 41 hours - 48 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 8.9% 49 hours or more, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 15.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers hours worked, 2016
Change in local workers hours worked, 2016 None, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +85 1 hour - 15 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +164 16 hours - 24 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +161 25 hours - 34 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +319 35 hours - 39 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +345 40 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +23 41 hours - 48 hours, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +67 49 hours or more, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +237
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 the Education and Training workforce in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2016 compared to Queensland 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, 45.6% of the Education and Training workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 53.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 46.2% and 53.0% respectively for Queensland.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.9% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (15.0% compared to 14.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (12.3% compared to 13.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.5% compared to 13.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+345 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+319 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (+237 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+164 local workers)

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