Leeton Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.3% of the resident workforce of Leeton Shire were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.3% in New South Wales.

The local unemployed resident includes all people who are residents in the local area who are looking for part-time or full-time work. This 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.

For an overview of unemployment levels and trends in Leeton Shire go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2011 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics
Leeton Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons261100.0100.0208100.0100.0+53
Unemployment rate--5.36.3--4.394.1+1.0%
Age structure
15 - 24 years8633.033.18239.42.1+4
25 - 54 years13551.752.99646.23.4+39
55 - 64 years3212.312.32210.60.7+10
65 years and over31.11.831.40.1--
Looking for
Full-time work15459.055.013263.53.7+22
Part-time work10640.645.07536.12.5+31
Bachelor or higher degree155.720.494.31.0+6
Advanced diploma or diploma135.08.2104.80.5+3
Certificate level6524.918.43717.81.1+28
No qualifications16061.349.614268.33.3+18
Highest level of schooling
Year 127026.857.14823.13.2+22
Year 113814.68.2178.20.5+21
Under Year 1014254.432.313163.02.4+11
Education institute attending
Not Attending21281.270.415675.04.5+56
Secondary school186.96.3146.70.3+4
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.70--0.1--
Information Technology41.
Engineering and Related Technologies207.76.873.40.4+13
Architecture and Building41.52.331.40.2+1
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies001.10--0.1--
Management and Commerce197.313.52512.00.8-6
Society and Culture207.
Creative Arts41.
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services93.
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home238.835.5104.81.9+13
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016197.312.9--------
Has internet access at home20980.185.913866.35.1+71
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)8633.027.57837.51.8+8

Leeton Shire

economic profile