City of Onkaparinga

Resident workers - Hours worked

35.1% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Onkaparinga work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.7% in South Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Onkaparinga 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 Onkaparinga - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. South Australia%Number%. South Australia%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours9,57912.812.89,04711.912.0+532
16 hours - 24 hours8,02810.710.47,68410.19.8+344
25 hours - 34 hours10,61714.213.19,69412.811.7+923
35 hours - 39 hours16,31321.820.616,21421.419.8+99
40 hours11,29815.115.511,57115.215.7-273
41 hours - 48 hours6,8479.19.27,78710.310.2-940
49 hours or more8,10810.813.19,12612.014.5-1,018
Not stated1,0801.41.61,4201.91.9-340
Total Persons74,899100.0100.075,915100.0100.0-1,016

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 City of Onkaparinga's resident workers in 2016 compared to South Australia 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, 41.7% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 56.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.1% and 58.3% respectively for South Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Onkaparinga and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.2% compared to 13.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.8% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (15.1% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (10.8% compared to 13.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Onkaparinga decreased by 2132 people (-4.8%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (-1,018 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-940 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+923 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+532 persons)

City of Onkaparinga

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