RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region
Resident workers - Hours worked
41.2% of the resident workers in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.7% in South Australia.
Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.
The hours worked by employed people in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers hours worked|
|RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region||2016||2011||Change|
|Hours worked||Number||%||South Australia%||Number||%||South Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|1 hour - 15 hours||2,967||12.4||12.8||2,699||10.7||12.0||+268||22002|
|16 hours - 24 hours||2,447||10.2||10.4||2,431||9.6||9.8||+16||22003|
|25 hours - 34 hours||2,991||12.5||13.1||2,853||11.3||11.7||+138||22004|
|35 hours - 39 hours||4,049||17.0||20.6||4,049||16.0||19.8||0||22005|
|41 hours - 48 hours||2,324||9.7||9.2||2,551||10.1||10.2||-227||22007|
|49 hours or more||4,244||17.8||13.1||5,162||20.4||14.5||-918||22008|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the hours worked by the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region's resident workers in 2016 compared to South Australia shows that there was a similar proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) as well as a similar proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).
Overall, 39.7% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 58.2% 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 Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (17.8% compared to 13.1%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.0% compared to 20.6%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (13.7% compared to 15.5%)
From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region decreased by 1,509 people (9.8%).
The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region between 2011 and 2016 were:
- 49 hours or more (-918 people)
- 40 hours (-364 people)
- 1 hour - 15 hours (+268 people)
- None (-254 people)