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Noosa Shire Council area

Resident workers - Hours worked

37.9% of the resident workers in Noosa Shire Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 43.2% in Queensland.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Noosa Shire Council area 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
Noosa Shire Council area 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
None7663.53.48834.33.9-117
1 hour - 15 hours3,20414.611.02,92214.110.4+282
16 hours - 24 hours2,53511.59.42,47311.98.8+62
25 hours - 34 hours3,50315.912.03,09214.910.8+411
35 hours - 39 hours3,27514.919.23,00514.518.1+270
40 hours3,27614.917.22,87713.916.8+399
41 hours - 48 hours1,6717.69.41,7378.410.5-66
49 hours or more3,39015.416.63,35516.218.4+35
Not stated3751.71.84031.92.2-28

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, Queensland : 3.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Queensland : 11.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Queensland : 9.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Queensland : 12.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Queensland : 19.2% 40 hours, Queensland : 17.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Queensland : 9.4% 49 hours or more, Queensland : 16.6% Not stated, Queensland : 1.8% None, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 3.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 14.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 11.5% 25 hours - 34 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 15.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 14.9% 40 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 14.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 7.6% 49 hours or more, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 15.4% Not stated, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 1.7%
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, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: -117 1 hour - 15 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: +282 16 hours - 24 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: +62 25 hours - 34 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: +411 35 hours - 39 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: +270 40 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: +399 41 hours - 48 hours, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: -66 49 hours or more, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: +35 Not stated, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: -28
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 Noosa Shire Council area's resident workers in 2016 compared to Queensland shows that there was a higher proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 45.5% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 52.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 35.8% and 62.4% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of Noosa Shire Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (15.9% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.6% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (14.9% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (14.9% compared to 17.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Noosa Shire Council area increased by 638 people (5.8%).

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+411 people)
  • 40 hours (+399 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+282 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+270 people)

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