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Resident workers - Hours worked

40.7% of the resident workers in Tablelands work 40 or more hours, compared to 43.2% in Queensland.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Tablelands 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
Tablelands 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
None4344.53.44294.53.9+5
1 hour - 15 hours1,29713.411.01,19012.310.4+107
16 hours - 24 hours96410.09.49269.68.8+38
25 hours - 34 hours1,28613.312.01,21912.610.8+67
35 hours - 39 hours1,52915.819.21,41314.718.1+116
40 hours1,27013.217.21,25313.016.8+17
41 hours - 48 hours7507.89.48618.910.5-111
49 hours or more1,90819.816.62,07821.618.4-170
Not stated2162.21.82692.82.2-53

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, Tablelands - All industries: 4.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Tablelands - All industries: 13.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Tablelands - All industries: 10.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Tablelands - All industries: 13.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, Tablelands - All industries: 15.8% 40 hours, Tablelands - All industries: 13.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Tablelands - All industries: 7.8% 49 hours or more, Tablelands - All industries: 19.8% Not stated, Tablelands - All industries: 2.2%
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, Tablelands - All industries: +5 1 hour - 15 hours, Tablelands - All industries: +107 16 hours - 24 hours, Tablelands - All industries: +38 25 hours - 34 hours, Tablelands - All industries: +67 35 hours - 39 hours, Tablelands - All industries: +116 40 hours, Tablelands - All industries: +17 41 hours - 48 hours, Tablelands - All industries: -111 49 hours or more, Tablelands - All industries: -170 Not stated, Tablelands - All industries: -53
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 Tablelands'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, 41.2% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 56.5% 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 Tablelands and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (19.8% compared to 16.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.4% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (13.2% compared to 17.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (15.8% compared to 19.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Tablelands decreased by 148 people (2.6%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in Tablelands between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-170 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+116 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-111 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+107 people)

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