City of Adelaide

Resident workers - Hours worked

33.2% of the female resident workers (All industries) in the City of Adelaide work 40 or more hours, compared to 23.4% 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 - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. South Australia%Number%. South Australia%2011 - 2016
None1964.44.72235.25.2-27
1 hour - 15 hours75717.117.370816.616.9+49
16 hours - 24 hours52812.015.247411.114.8+54
25 hours - 34 hours50411.418.347611.216.8+28
35 hours - 39 hours90120.419.683019.519.5+71
40 hours63514.410.760914.311.1+26
41 hours - 48 hours3598.15.93889.16.7-29
49 hours or more47110.76.949611.77.2-25
Not stated651.51.5531.21.7+12
Total Females4,416100.0100.04,257100.0100.0+159

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 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 in All industries 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 (All industries) of the City of Adelaide and South Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (12.0% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (11.4% compared to 18.3%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers worked 40 hours (14.4% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers worked 49 hours or more (10.7% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of the female resident workers (All industries) 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 (All industries) 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)

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