City of Playford

Resident workers - Hours worked

34.6% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Playford work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.7% in South Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Playford 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 Playford - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. South Australia%Number%. South Australia%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours3,65911.212.83,15310.312.0+506
16 hours - 24 hours3,1469.610.42,6588.79.8+488
25 hours - 34 hours4,54013.913.13,78012.411.7+760
35 hours - 39 hours8,05124.720.67,41024.219.8+641
40 hours4,92315.115.55,00916.415.7-86
41 hours - 48 hours2,9709.19.23,06010.010.2-90
49 hours or more3,40710.413.13,39911.114.5+8
Not stated6952.11.67882.61.9-93
Total Persons32,649100.0100.030,587100.0100.0+2,062

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 Playford's resident workers in 2016 compared to South Australia shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 38.6% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 59.3% 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 Playford and South Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.2% compared to 12.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.9% compared to 13.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (24.7% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (10.4% 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 Playford increased by 473 people (2.5%).

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+760 persons)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+641 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+506 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+488 persons)

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