RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

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RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

50.2% of All industries local workers in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island are employed part-time and 48.0% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island 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
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. South Australia%Number%. South Australia%2011 - 2016
None1,3814.03.81,4694.44.3-88
1 hour - 15 hours6,16117.812.85,72617.012.0+435
16 hours - 24 hours4,49413.010.44,17212.49.9+322
25 hours - 34 hours5,39215.513.14,70514.011.8+687
35 hours - 39 hours5,00114.420.64,68813.920.0+313
40 hours4,32812.515.54,28612.715.8+42
41 hours - 48 hours2,6597.79.22,7988.310.4-139
49 hours or more4,68313.513.05,21215.514.5-529
Not stated5991.71.65931.81.3+6
Total Persons34,698100.0100.033,649100.0100.0+1,049

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

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island in 2016 compared to South Australia within the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island 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, 50.2% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 48.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.1% and 58.2% respectively for South Australia within the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (17.8% compared to 12.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (13.0% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (14.4% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (12.5% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+687 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-529 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+435 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+322 local workers)

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