City of Salisbury

Resident workers - Hours worked

34.4% of the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Salisbury work 40 or more hours, compared to 37.7% in Victoria.

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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers hours worked
City of Salisbury - All industries 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%. South Australia%Number%. South Australia%2011 - 2016
1 hour - 15 hours6,57511.512.85,83010.212.0+745
16 hours - 24 hours5,3649.310.44,8298.59.8+535
25 hours - 34 hours7,68113.413.16,45411.311.7+1,227
35 hours - 39 hours14,96726.120.614,66625.819.8+301
40 hours8,99415.715.59,37616.515.7-382
41 hours - 48 hours5,2079.19.25,78910.210.2-582
49 hours or more5,5379.613.16,25911.014.5-722
Not stated1,1071.91.61,4062.51.9-299
Total Persons57,396100.0100.056,943100.0100.0+453

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Salisbury'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, 34.2% of the resident workers in All industries worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 60.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.2% and 58.3% 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 1 hour - 15 hours (11.5% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 16 hours - 24 hours (9.3% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (26.1% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (9.6% compared to 13.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of the resident workers (All industries) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Salisbury decreased by 1385 people (0.8%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (All industries) in the City of Salisbury between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,227 persons)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+745 persons)
  • 49 hours or more (-722 persons)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-582 persons)

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