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Resident workers - Hours worked

40.7% of the resident workers (All industries) in Tablelands work 40 or more hours, compared to 43.2% in Victoria.

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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers hours worked
Tablelands Regional Council - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 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
Total Persons9,654100.0100.09,638100.0100.0+16

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 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 in All industries 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 (All industries) of Tablelands and Queensland were:

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

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) 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 (All industries) in Tablelands between 2011 and 2016 were:

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

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