Leeton Shire

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

32.3% of All industries local workers in Leeton Shire are employed part-time and 65.5% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Leeton Shire across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2021 – by place of work

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Current benchmark:
Local workers hours worked, 2021
Leeton Shire - All industries20212016Change
Hours workedNumber%. New South Wales%Number%. New South Wales%2016 - 2021
1 hour - 15 hours48410.310.84359.510.8+49
16 hours - 24 hours3938.410.53347.310.5+59
25 hours - 34 hours48910.410.04349.510.5+55
35 hours - 39 hours89819.120.485418.719.1+44
40 hours97320.718.71,01422.120.0-41
41 hours - 48 hours4669.97.44409.69.1+26
49 hours or more74115.811.577917.014.9-38
Not stated1032.21.71162.52.0-13
Total Persons4,698100.0100.04,578100.0100.0+120

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the workforce in Leeton Shire in 2021compared to New South Wales within Leeton Shire shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 32.3% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 65.5% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 40.3% and 58.0% respectively for New South Wales within Leeton Shire.

The major differences between the hours worked by the workforce in Leeton Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who did not work (3.2% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.4% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (9.9% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (15.8% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the All industries workforce in Leeton Shire between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+59 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+55 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+49 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+44 local workers)

Leeton Shire

economic profile