City of Adelaide

Resident workers - Hours worked

43.5% of the resident workers (Education and Training) in the City of Adelaide work 40 or more hours, compared to 36.3% in South Australia.

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 - Education and Training 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. South Australia%Number%. South Australia%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours17116.613.719420.813.2-23
16 hours - 24 hours777.512.4768.212.0+1
25 hours - 34 hours908.715.0667.113.4+24
35 hours - 39 hours20519.917.916117.317.6+44
40 hours18517.913.113714.713.2+48
41 hours - 48 hours908.78.89810.510.2-8
49 hours or more17416.914.316017.215.3+14
Not stated50.50.750.51.0--
Total Persons1,031100.0100.0931100.0100.0+100

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 lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 36.1% of the resident workers in Education and Training worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 63.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 45.1% and 54.2% respectively for South Australia.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (16.6% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (7.5% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.7% compared to 15.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (17.9% compared to 13.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (Education and Training) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Adelaide increased by 98 people (17.6%).

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

  • 40 hours (+48 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+44 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+24 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-23 persons)

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