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District Council of Elliston

Resident workers - Hours worked

53.7% of the resident workers in District Council of Elliston work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.7% in South Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in District Council of Elliston 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
District Council of Elliston 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
None234.63.8305.84.4-7
1 hour - 15 hours5811.712.85310.212.0+5
16 hours - 24 hours479.510.4417.99.8+6
25 hours - 34 hours5811.713.15310.211.7+5
35 hours - 39 hours346.920.6377.119.8-3
40 hours7815.815.58516.315.7-7
41 hours - 48 hours326.59.2468.810.2-14
49 hours or more15631.513.116932.414.5-13
Not stated91.81.671.31.9+2

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, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 4.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 11.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 9.5% 25 hours - 34 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 11.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 6.9% 40 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 15.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 6.5% 49 hours or more, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 31.5% Not stated, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 1.8%
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, District Council of Elliston - All industries: -7 1 hour - 15 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: +5 16 hours - 24 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: +6 25 hours - 34 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: +5 35 hours - 39 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: -3 40 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: -7 41 hours - 48 hours, District Council of Elliston - All industries: -14 49 hours or more, District Council of Elliston - All industries: -13 Not stated, District Council of Elliston - All industries: +2
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 District Council of Elliston'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, 37.6% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 60.6% 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 District Council of Elliston and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (31.5% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (6.9% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 41 hours - 48 hours (6.5% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (11.7% compared to 13.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in District Council of Elliston decreased by 37 people (11.0%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in District Council of Elliston between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-14 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-13 people)
  • None (-7 people)
  • 40 hours (-7 people)

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