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Resident workers - Hours worked

36.0% of the resident workers in City of Port Lincoln work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.7% in South Australia.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for City of Port Lincoln's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in City of Port Lincoln 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
City of Port Lincoln 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
None2574.23.83625.64.4-105
1 hour - 15 hours85714.012.872911.412.0+128
16 hours - 24 hours65510.710.466210.39.8-7
25 hours - 34 hours88614.413.184813.211.7+38
35 hours - 39 hours1,14518.720.61,12617.619.8+19
40 hours82313.415.590514.115.7-82
41 hours - 48 hours5999.89.269010.810.2-91
49 hours or more78912.913.194414.714.5-155
Not stated1232.01.61442.21.9-21

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, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: 4.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: 14.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: 10.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: 14.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: 18.7% 40 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: 13.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: 9.8% 49 hours or more, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: 12.9% Not stated, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: 2.0%
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, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: -105 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: +128 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: -7 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: +38 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: +19 40 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: -82 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: -91 49 hours or more, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: -155 Not stated, City of Port Lincoln - All industries: -21
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 City of Port Lincoln'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, 43.3% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 54.7% 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 City of Port Lincoln and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 25 hours - 34 hours (14.4% compared to 13.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.0% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (13.4% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (18.7% compared to 20.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in City of Port Lincoln decreased by 309 people (8.4%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in City of Port Lincoln between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-155 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+128 people)
  • None (-105 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-91 people)

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