RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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 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 - Education and Training 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 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
Total Persons11,642100.0100.010,262100.0100.0+1,380

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 Education and Training 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, 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 within the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region.

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 smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.5% compared to 13.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (12.3% compared to 13.8%)
  • 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%)

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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