City of Adelaide
Resident workers - Hours worked
33.2% of the female resident workers in the City of Adelaide work 40 or more hours, compared to 23.4% 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers hours worked|
|City of Adelaide - Females||2016||2011||Change|
|Hours worked||Number||%||South Australia%||Number||%||South Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|1 hour - 15 hours||757||17.1||17.3||708||16.6||16.9||+49||22002|
|16 hours - 24 hours||528||12.0||15.2||474||11.1||14.8||+54||22003|
|25 hours - 34 hours||504||11.4||18.3||476||11.2||16.8||+28||22004|
|35 hours - 39 hours||901||20.4||19.6||830||19.5||19.5||+71||22005|
|41 hours - 48 hours||359||8.1||5.9||388||9.1||6.7||-29||22007|
|49 hours or more||471||10.7||6.9||496||11.7||7.2||-25||22008|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Adelaide's female 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, 45.0% of the female resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 53.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 55.4% and 43.1% respectively for South Australia.
The major differences between the hours worked by the female resident workers of the City of Adelaide and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of female resident workers worked 49 hours or more (10.7% compared to 6.9%)
- A larger percentage of female resident workers worked 40 hours (14.4% compared to 10.7%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (11.4% compared to 18.3%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (12.0% compared to 15.2%)
From 2011 to 2016, the number of the female resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Adelaide increased by 43 people (1.9%).
The largest changes in hours worked by the female resident workers in the City of Adelaide between 2011 and 2016 were:
- 35 hours - 39 hours (+71 females)
- 16 hours - 24 hours (+54 females)
- 1 hour - 15 hours (+49 females)
- 41 hours - 48 hours (-29 females)