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King Island Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Individual income

King Island Council area local resident workers have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1500 or more per week) than Greater Hobart.

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

Income statistics in Cradle Coast Region, 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 Cradle Coast Region.  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
King Island Council area2011
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Greater Hobart %
Negative Income/ Nil income80.90.7
$1-$199172.05.2
$200-$299303.54.4
$300-$399566.56.1
$400-$59913215.413.4
$600-$79919923.216.2
$800-$99911413.314.0
$1,000-$1,2499811.413.1
$1,250-$1,499667.79.0
$1,500-$1,999829.610.4
$2,000 or more344.06.3
Not stated222.61.2

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, Greater Hobart: 6.3% $1,500-$1,999, Greater Hobart: 10.4% $1,250-$1,499, Greater Hobart: 9.0% $1,000-$1,249, Greater Hobart: 13.1% $800-$999, Greater Hobart: 14.0% $600-$799, Greater Hobart: 16.2% $400-$599, Greater Hobart: 13.4% $300-$399, Greater Hobart: 6.1% $200-$299, Greater Hobart: 4.4% $1-$199, Greater Hobart: 5.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, Greater Hobart: 0.7% $2,000 or more, King Island Council area: 4.0% $1,500-$1,999, King Island Council area: 9.6% $1,250-$1,499, King Island Council area: 7.7% $1,000-$1,249, King Island Council area: 11.4% $800-$999, King Island Council area: 13.3% $600-$799, King Island Council area: 23.2% $400-$599, King Island Council area: 15.4% $300-$399, King Island Council area: 6.5% $200-$299, King Island Council area: 3.5% $1-$199, King Island Council area: 2.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, King Island Council area: 0.9%
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 King Island Council area in 2011 compared to Greater Hobart shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) as well as a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 13.5% of the local labour force earned a high income, and 12.9% earned a low income, compared with 16.7% and 16.4% respectively for Greater Hobart.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local labour force in King Island Council area and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who earned $600-$799 (23.2% compared to 16.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who earned $400-$599 (15.4% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $1-$199 (2.0% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $2,000 or more (4.0% compared to 6.3%)

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