City of Salisbury

Resident workers - Hours worked

31.0% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Salisbury work 40 or more hours, compared to 34.6% in South Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in City of Salisbury 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
City of Salisbury - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. South Australia%Number%. South Australia%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours7,27811.412.36,57511.512.8+703
16 hours - 24 hours6,72210.511.05,3649.310.4+1,358
25 hours - 34 hours9,04814.213.77,68113.413.1+1,367
35 hours - 39 hours17,48327.422.614,96726.120.6+2,516
40 hours9,09314.314.88,99415.715.5+99
41 hours - 48 hours5,3128.38.75,2079.19.2+105
49 hours or more5,3638.411.15,5379.613.1-174
Not stated1,0721.71.51,1071.91.6-35
Total Persons63,774100.0100.057,396100.0100.0+6,378

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Salisbury's resident workers in 2021 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, 39.9% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 58.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 41.3% and 57.2% respectively for South Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Salisbury and South Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked None (3.8% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.4% compared to 12.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (27.4% compared to 22.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (8.4% compared to 11.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Salisbury increased by 2546 people (7.3%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Salisbury between2016 and 2021 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,516 persons)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,367 persons)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,358 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+703 persons)

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