Glenelg Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

41.6% of All industries local workers in Glenelg Shire are employed part-time and 55.8% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Glenelg Shire across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

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Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2016
Glenelg Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours1,04413.412.01,12513.711.5-81
16 hours - 24 hours86211.110.58009.89.8+62
25 hours - 34 hours95712.311.290211.010.3+55
35 hours - 39 hours1,11014.318.71,21114.817.8-101
40 hours1,20715.519.51,31016.019.7-103
41 hours - 48 hours7219.39.283210.110.4-111
49 hours or more1,29916.713.61,35716.515.3-58
Not stated2022.61.92112.61.5-9
Total Persons7,769100.0100.08,200100.0100.0-431

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Glenelg Shire in 2016 compared to Victoria within Glenelg Shire shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 41.6% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 55.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 37.0% and 61.0% respectively for Victoria within Glenelg Shire.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Glenelg Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who did not work (4.7% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (14.3% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (15.5% compared to 19.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (16.7% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Glenelg Shire between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-111 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-103 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-101 local workers)
  • None (-85 local workers)

Glenelg Shire

economic profile