Glenelg Shire

Resident workers - Hours worked

41.6% of the resident workers (All industries) in Glenelg Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.4% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Glenelg Shire 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
Glenelg Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
None4084.93.34825.53.9-74
1 hour - 15 hours1,09513.212.01,19213.511.4-97
16 hours - 24 hours92411.110.58619.89.7+63
25 hours - 34 hours1,00912.111.295710.910.1+52
35 hours - 39 hours1,18514.318.71,28714.617.6-102
40 hours1,29615.619.51,43016.219.5-134
41 hours - 48 hours7679.29.28639.810.2-96
49 hours or more1,39516.813.71,50417.115.2-109
Not stated2272.71.92352.72.2-8
Total Persons8,306100.0100.08,811100.0100.0-505

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 Glenelg Shire's resident workers in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 36.5% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 55.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 33.7% and 61.1% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of Glenelg Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked None (4.9% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (14.3% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (15.6% compared to 19.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (16.8% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in Glenelg Shire decreased by 441 people (-5.7%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in Glenelg Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (-134 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-109 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-102 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-97 persons)

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