Leeton Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,200 people or 23.7% of Leeton Shire's resident workers (All industries) have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Data source

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

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Leeton Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)5,073100.0100.04,705100.0100.0+368
Age structure
15 - 24 years84716.713.868714.614.0+160
25 - 54 years2,93357.865.72,86760.966.6+66
55 - 64 years96419.015.389519.015.0+69
65 years and over3096.15.12615.54.3+48
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing57511.42.056112.02.1+14
Education and training56911.28.751210.98.4+57
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers72214.211.965013.812.7+72
Hours worked
Full time3,32565.558.03,11766.263.1+208
Part time1,65632.640.31,47031.234.9+186
Bachelor or higher degree80615.938.468914.632.6+117
Advanced diploma or diploma3947.811.03317.011.2+63
Certificate level1,61731.921.31,47731.422.2+140
No qualifications2,11841.827.02,00342.631.1+115
Individual Income
Less than $50070713.911.5--------
$500 -$1,9993,77174.364.9--------
$2,000 or more55310.922.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport160.
Walked only1843.62.52084.43.9-24
Other Characteristics
Born overseas66813.233.94369.332.7+232
Speaks a language other than English at home56911.227.14128.826.2+157
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212364.76.1--------

Leeton Shire

economic profile