City of Adelaide

Resident workers - Hours worked

39.5% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in the City of Adelaide work 40 or more hours, compared to 56.0% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Adelaide 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
City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. South Australia%Number%. South Australia%2011 - 2016
None67.94.036.44.5+3
1 hour - 15 hours1013.29.41634.08.7-6
16 hours - 24 hours1013.27.248.57.5+6
25 hours - 34 hours67.910.1009.3+6
35 hours - 39 hours911.811.7009.2+9
40 hours56.616.7919.117.0-4
41 hours - 48 hours33.99.1009.3+3
49 hours or more2228.930.11225.532.6+10
Not stated56.61.636.41.9+2
Total Persons76100.0100.047100.0100.0+29

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 City of Adelaide's resident workers in 2016 compared to South Australia 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, 42.1% of the resident workers in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 51.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 30.6% and 67.7% respectively for South Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) of the City of Adelaide and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (13.2% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (6.6% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (3.9% compared to 9.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked Not stated (6.6% compared to 1.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Adelaide increased by 18 people (85.7%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in the City of Adelaide between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (+10 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+9 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+6 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+6 persons)

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