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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 South Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the 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.

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

Resident workers hours worked
City of Adelaide 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 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 hours67.910.100.09.3+6
35 hours - 39 hours911.811.700.09.2+9
40 hours56.616.7919.117.0-4
41 hours - 48 hours33.99.100.09.3+3
49 hours or more2228.930.11225.532.6+10
Not stated56.61.636.41.9+2

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, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 9.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 7.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 10.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 11.7% 40 hours, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 16.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 9.1% 49 hours or more, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 30.1% Not stated, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 1.6% None, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 7.9% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 13.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 13.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 7.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 11.8% 40 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 6.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 3.9% 49 hours or more, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 28.9% Not stated, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 6.6%
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, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +3 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: -6 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +6 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +6 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +9 40 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: -4 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +3 49 hours or more, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +10 Not stated, City of Adelaide - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +2
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 the City of Adelaide's resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) 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 (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 (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) worked 16 hours - 24 hours (13.2% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) worked Not stated (6.6% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) worked 40 hours (6.6% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) worked 41 hours - 48 hours (3.9% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, 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 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+9 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-6 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+6 people)

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