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Resident workers - Hours worked

27.1% of the resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) in the City of Adelaide work 40 or more hours, compared to 26.7% 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
None62.73.272.53.8-1
1 hour - 15 hours5524.420.14214.919.7+13
16 hours - 24 hours3314.714.83512.514.4-2
25 hours - 34 hours3013.315.04315.313.7-13
35 hours - 39 hours4017.819.04315.317.9-3
40 hours2410.711.85118.112.3-27
41 hours - 48 hours114.96.63010.77.2-19
49 hours or more2611.68.3248.59.4+2
Not stated00.01.162.11.5-6

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 - Administrative and Support Services  : 3.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 20.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 14.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 15.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 19.0% 40 hours, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 11.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 6.6% 49 hours or more, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 8.3% Not stated, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 1.1% None, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: 2.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: 24.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: 14.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: 13.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: 17.8% 40 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: 10.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: 4.9% 49 hours or more, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: 11.6% Not stated, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0%
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 - Administrative and Support Services: -1 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: +13 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: -2 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: -13 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: -3 40 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: -27 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: -19 49 hours or more, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: +2 Not stated, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services: -6
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 (Administrative and Support Services) 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, 55.1% of the resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 44.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 53.1% and 45.8% respectively for South Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) of the City of Adelaide and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (24.4% compared to 20.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) worked 49 hours or more (11.6% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) worked 41 hours - 48 hours (4.9% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.3% compared to 15.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Adelaide decreased by 47 people (31.8%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) in the City of Adelaide between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (-27 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-19 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+13 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (-13 people)

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