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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

42.8% of All industries local workers in Tablelands are employed part-time and 54.9% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Monash 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
Tablelands - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Queensland%Number%. Queensland%2011 - 2016
None3444.03.43484.03.8-4
1 hour - 15 hours1,20614.111.01,15413.310.5+52
16 hours - 24 hours90010.59.48549.88.9+46
25 hours - 34 hours1,21814.212.01,14913.210.9+69
35 hours - 39 hours1,38016.119.31,26614.618.3+114
40 hours1,14613.417.21,13813.117.0+8
41 hours - 48 hours6557.69.47588.710.6-103
49 hours or more1,52717.816.41,77720.518.5-250
Not stated1972.31.82302.71.5-33
Total Persons8,573100.0100.08,674100.0100.0-101

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 workforce in Tablelands in 2016 compared to Queensland within Tablelands shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 42.8% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 54.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 35.9% and 62.3% respectively for Queensland within City of Monash.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Tablelands and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.1% compared to 11.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.2% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.1% compared to 19.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (13.4% compared to 17.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Tablelands between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-250 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+114 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-103 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+69 local workers)

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