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Developing East Arnhem Limited area

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In Developing East Arnhem Limited area, 35.5% of the earned $1,500 or more per week.

Individual Income is an indicator of socio-economic status, skills and occupations required in a particular industry. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to evaluate the economic opportunities of people in an industry.

The amount of income an individual receives is linked to a number of factors including the person's employment status, age, qualifications and type of employment undertaken by the person.

Wages in Developing East Arnhem Limited area can vary greatly across industry sectors. As well as being related to the type of jobs and qualifications required in a particular industry, income levels can be related to the level of part-time employment, Occupations, Qualifications and the Age structure of the local workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers individual income
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries2011
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Northern Territory %
Negative Income/ Nil income260.60.9
$1-$1991914.13.3
$200-$2993627.83.4
$300-$3992846.13.6
$400-$5994539.88.6
$600-$7994499.712.8
$800-$9993647.813.8
$1,000-$1,2494359.415.5
$1,250-$1,4993848.311.7
$1,500-$1,99971215.314.5
$2,000 or more93920.210.4
Not stated461.01.4

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers individual income, 2011
Local workers individual income, 2011 $2,000 or more, Northern Territory: 10.4% $1,500-$1,999, Northern Territory: 14.5% $1,250-$1,499, Northern Territory: 11.7% $1,000-$1,249, Northern Territory: 15.5% $800-$999, Northern Territory: 13.8% $600-$799, Northern Territory: 12.8% $400-$599, Northern Territory: 8.6% $300-$399, Northern Territory: 3.6% $200-$299, Northern Territory: 3.4% $1-$199, Northern Territory: 3.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Northern Territory: 0.9% $2,000 or more, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 20.2% $1,500-$1,999, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 15.3% $1,250-$1,499, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 8.3% $1,000-$1,249, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 9.4% $800-$999, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 7.8% $600-$799, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 9.7% $400-$599, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 9.8% $300-$399, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 6.1% $200-$299, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 7.8% $1-$199, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 4.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 0.6%
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 individual income levels in Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2011 compared to Northern Territory shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) as well as a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 35.5% of the earned a high income, and 18.6% earned a low income, compared with 24.9% and 11.3% respectively for Northern Territory.

The major differences between the weekly income of the in Developing East Arnhem Limited area and Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 or more (20.2% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $200-$299 (7.8% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,000-$1,249 (9.4% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $800-$999 (7.8% compared to 13.8%)

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