Glenelg Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

41.7% of All industries local workers in Glenelg Shire are employed part-time and 56.1% 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 2021 – by place of work

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Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2021
Glenelg Shire - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. Victoria%Number%. Victoria%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours1,07013.111.71,04413.412.0+26
16 hours - 24 hours87810.710.886211.110.5+16
25 hours - 34 hours1,01212.411.695712.311.2+55
35 hours - 39 hours1,34916.520.81,11014.318.7+239
40 hours1,35516.519.21,20715.519.5+148
41 hours - 48 hours7078.68.07219.39.2-14
49 hours or more1,18514.511.11,29916.713.6-114
Not stated1832.21.72022.61.9-19
Total Persons8,193100.0100.07,769100.0100.0+424

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. 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 2021compared 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, 41.7% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 56.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 39.1% and 59.2% 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 worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.1% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.5% compared to 20.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (16.5% compared to 19.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (14.5% compared to 11.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Glenelg Shire between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+239 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+148 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-114 local workers)
  • None (+87 local workers)

Glenelg Shire

economic profile