Redland City

Resident workers - Hours worked

43.4% of the resident workers (All industries) in Redland City work 40 or more hours, compared to 43.2% in Queensland.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for Redland City's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in Redland City 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
Redland City Council - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours7,87111.211.07,31110.810.4+560
16 hours - 24 hours6,6269.49.46,1379.08.8+489
25 hours - 34 hours8,39512.012.07,51311.110.8+882
35 hours - 39 hours13,47019.219.212,55618.518.1+914
40 hours12,72118.117.212,02917.716.8+692
41 hours - 48 hours6,6649.59.47,00910.310.5-345
49 hours or more11,07915.816.611,46616.918.4-387
Not stated1,0901.61.81,3502.02.2-260
Total Persons70,173100.0100.067,954100.0100.0+2,219

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Redland City's resident workers in 2016 compared to Queensland shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 35.8% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 62.6% 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 (All industries) of Redland City and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.2% compared to 11.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (18.1% compared to 17.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (15.8% compared to 16.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked Not stated (1.6% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Redland City increased by 874 people (2.0%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in Redland City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+914 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+882 persons)
  • 40 hours (+692 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+560 persons)

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