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Resident workers - Hours worked

40.3% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in the Limestone Coast region work 40 or more hours, compared to 46.6% in South Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the Limestone Coast region 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
Limestone Coast region 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
None273.53.0354.93.3-8
1 hour - 15 hours9212.010.58311.69.9+9
16 hours - 24 hours8110.68.79813.78.5-17
25 hours - 34 hours10613.910.68411.79.6+22
35 hours - 39 hours14819.320.012918.018.9+19
40 hours11815.420.49112.719.6+27
41 hours - 48 hours719.310.37310.212.1-2
49 hours or more11915.615.912417.317.3-5
Not stated30.40.600.00.7+3

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 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 3.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, South Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, South Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 8.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, South Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 10.6% 35 hours - 39 hours, South Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 20.0% 40 hours, South Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 20.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, South Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 10.3% 49 hours or more, South Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 15.9% Not stated, South Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 0.6% None, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 3.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 12.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 10.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 13.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 19.3% 40 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 15.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 9.3% 49 hours or more, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 15.6% Not stated, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.4%
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, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -8 1 hour - 15 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +9 16 hours - 24 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -17 25 hours - 34 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +22 35 hours - 39 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +19 40 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +27 41 hours - 48 hours, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -2 49 hours or more, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -5 Not stated, Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +3
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 Limestone Coast region's resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) 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, 40.0% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 59.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 32.8% and 66.6% respectively for South Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) of the Limestone Coast region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.9% compared to 10.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) worked 16 hours - 24 hours (10.6% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) worked 40 hours (15.4% compared to 20.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Limestone Coast region increased by 39 people (9.4%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in the Limestone Coast region between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (+27 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+22 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+19 people)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (-17 people)

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