City of Onkaparinga

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

48.0% of All industries local workers in the City of Onkaparinga are employed part-time and 50.4% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the City of Onkaparinga 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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Local workers hours worked, 2016
City of Onkaparinga - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. South Australia%Number%. South Australia%2011 - 2016
None1,3933.73.81,5544.14.3-161
1 hour - 15 hours6,33316.812.85,97715.612.0+356
16 hours - 24 hours4,64612.310.44,33911.39.9+307
25 hours - 34 hours5,71915.213.15,18013.511.8+539
35 hours - 39 hours6,91918.320.66,93018.120.0-11
40 hours4,89613.015.54,98913.015.8-93
41 hours - 48 hours3,0578.19.23,5499.310.4-492
49 hours or more4,16011.013.05,02013.114.5-860
Not stated6041.61.67972.11.3-193
Total Persons37,727100.0100.038,335100.0100.0-608

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 the City of Onkaparinga in 2016 compared to South Australia within the City of Onkaparinga 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, 48.0% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 50.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.1% and 58.2% respectively for South Australia within the City of Onkaparinga.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the City of Onkaparinga and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (16.8% compared to 12.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (15.2% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (18.3% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (13.0% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in the City of Onkaparinga between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-860 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+539 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-492 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+356 local workers)

City of Onkaparinga

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