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Leeton

Code UCL114013 (UCL)
People 6,733
Male 3,238
Female 3,495
Median age 37
Families 1,648
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,878
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $925
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,304
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,733 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,238 48.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,495 51.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 417 6.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,733 people in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.2% of the population.

Age Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 482 7.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 483 7.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 585 8.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 526 7.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 393 5.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 387 5.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 341 5.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 388 5.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 411 6.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 445 6.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 437 6.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 360 5.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 355 5.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 306 4.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 279 4.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 239 3.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 159 2.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 159 2.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,427 46.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 188 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 408 7.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 429 8.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,732 33.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.8% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,128 48.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 428 9.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,847 41.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 114 5.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 364 16.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 207 9.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 0.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 209 9.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 362 16.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 24 1.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 160 7.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 86 3.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 20 0.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 674 30.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,240 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities) 33.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.4% were in primary school, 26.5% in secondary school and 11.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,736 85.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 744 12.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 290 4.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 186 3.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,920 80.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), 80.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,818 63.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 775 26.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 162 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 129 4.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,884 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,884 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 63.0% were employed full time, 26.9% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 280 10.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 215 7.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 283 10.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 529 19.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,288 46.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 500 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,201 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 925 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities) was $500.

Travel to work, top responses Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,528 68.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,436 27.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 600 11.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,161 22.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.7% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 991 19.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,326 25.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 647 12.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 569 11.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 633 38.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 671 40.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 317 19.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 28 1.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.7% were couple families with children, 38.4% were couple families without children and 19.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities) 15.6% of single parents were male and 84.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,708 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,023 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,023 and those without children was $1,708.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 310 23.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 34 2.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 299 22.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 152 11.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 64 4.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 304 23.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 75 5.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 67 5.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 23.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 22.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,414 89.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 282 10.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,042 84.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 140 5.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 206 8.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 26 1.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.6% were separate houses, 5.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 73 3.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 409 16.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,131 46.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 746 30.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 53 2.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 16.9% had 2 bedrooms and 46.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 833 34.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 728 30.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 772 32.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 69 2.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.5% were owned outright, 30.2% were owned with a mortgage and 32.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,634 67.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 715 29.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 64 2.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 67.7% were family households, 29.6% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,304 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
None 216 9.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 950 39.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 838 34.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 321 13.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 88 3.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 416 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 186 44.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 230 55.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 416 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 186 (or 44.7%) were male and 230 (or 55.3%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 715 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $715.

Mortgage and rent Leeton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 997 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Leeton (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $997.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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