RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo IslandEconomic profile
Skip to content

RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Resident workers - Hours worked

37.9% of the resident workers in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.7% in South Australia.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
None2,4384.53.82,6164.84.4-178
1 hour - 15 hours7,87814.412.87,44413.812.0+434
16 hours - 24 hours6,24811.410.45,90910.99.8+339
25 hours - 34 hours7,73214.113.16,93612.811.7+796
35 hours - 39 hours8,85116.220.68,49015.719.8+361
40 hours7,88614.415.57,80114.415.7+85
41 hours - 48 hours4,8448.89.25,1389.510.2-294
49 hours or more8,05314.713.18,78416.314.5-731
Not stated8391.51.68811.61.9-42

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, South Australia : 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, South Australia : 12.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, South Australia : 10.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, South Australia : 13.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, South Australia : 20.6% 40 hours, South Australia : 15.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, South Australia : 9.2% 49 hours or more, South Australia : 13.1% Not stated, South Australia : 1.6% None, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 4.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 14.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 11.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 14.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 16.2% 40 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 14.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 8.8% 49 hours or more, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 14.7% Not stated, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 1.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: -178 1 hour - 15 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: +434 16 hours - 24 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: +339 25 hours - 34 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: +796 35 hours - 39 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: +361 40 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: +85 41 hours - 48 hours, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: -294 49 hours or more, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: -731 Not stated, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: -42
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island'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, 44.4% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 54.1% 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 of the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (14.7% compared to 13.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.4% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.2% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (14.4% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island decreased by 579 people (1.9%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+796 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-731 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+434 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+361 people)

To continue building your economic story go to...

v19.07.26-1.0.1