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Resident workers (Local) - Individual income

The City of Greater Bendigo local resident workers have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1500 or more per week) than Victoria.

The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.

Income statistics in City of Greater Bendigo, when analysed with other data sources, such as Age structure, Qualifications, Hours worked and Occupations, help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of City of Greater Bendigo.  This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers individual income
City of Greater Bendigo2011
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Victoria %
Negative Income/ Nil income3580.81.1
$1-$1992,9726.55.6
$200-$2992,3155.14.5
$300-$3993,0816.75.8
$400-$5996,76214.812.3
$600-$7998,23618.015.3
$800-$9996,16313.513.1
$1,000-$1,2495,74812.612.8
$1,250-$1,4993,5607.88.8
$1,500-$1,9993,5827.89.6
$2,000 or more2,1604.79.1
Not stated8201.81.9

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

Local resident workers individual income, 2011
Local resident workers individual income, 2011 $2,000 or more, Victoria: 9.1% $1,500-$1,999, Victoria: 9.6% $1,250-$1,499, Victoria: 8.8% $1,000-$1,249, Victoria: 12.8% $800-$999, Victoria: 13.1% $600-$799, Victoria: 15.3% $400-$599, Victoria: 12.3% $300-$399, Victoria: 5.8% $200-$299, Victoria: 4.5% $1-$199, Victoria: 5.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, Victoria: 1.1% $2,000 or more, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.7% $1,500-$1,999, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.8% $1,250-$1,499, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.8% $1,000-$1,249, City of Greater Bendigo: 12.6% $800-$999, City of Greater Bendigo: 13.5% $600-$799, City of Greater Bendigo: 18.0% $400-$599, City of Greater Bendigo: 14.8% $300-$399, City of Greater Bendigo: 6.7% $200-$299, City of Greater Bendigo: 5.1% $1-$199, City of Greater Bendigo: 6.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Greater Bendigo: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the local labour force individual income levels in the City of Greater Bendigo in 2011 compared to Victoria shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 12.5% of the local labour force earned a high income, and 19.1% earned a low income, compared with 18.8% and 17.0% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local labour force in the City of Greater Bendigo and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who earned $600-$799 (18.0% compared to 15.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who earned $400-$599 (14.8% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $2,000 or more (4.7% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $1,500-$1,999 (7.8% compared to 9.6%)

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