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City of Joondalup

Resident workers (Local) - Individual income

The City of Joondalup local resident workers have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1500 or more per week) than Western Australia.

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 Joondalup, 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 Joondalup.  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 Joondalup2011
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Western Australia %
Negative Income/ Nil income6840.81.1
$1-$1995,4356.55.0
$200-$2993,3924.13.9
$300-$3994,0484.95.0
$400-$5998,37910.110.5
$600-$7999,52111.512.3
$800-$9999,06010.911.5
$1,000-$1,24910,14912.212.6
$1,250-$1,4998,0859.79.7
$1,500-$1,99910,93213.212.5
$2,000 or more12,23914.714.4
Not stated1,0911.31.5

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, Western Australia: 14.4% $1,500-$1,999, Western Australia: 12.5% $1,250-$1,499, Western Australia: 9.7% $1,000-$1,249, Western Australia: 12.6% $800-$999, Western Australia: 11.5% $600-$799, Western Australia: 12.3% $400-$599, Western Australia: 10.5% $300-$399, Western Australia: 5.0% $200-$299, Western Australia: 3.9% $1-$199, Western Australia: 5.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Western Australia: 1.1% $2,000 or more, City of Joondalup: 14.7% $1,500-$1,999, City of Joondalup: 13.2% $1,250-$1,499, City of Joondalup: 9.7% $1,000-$1,249, City of Joondalup: 12.2% $800-$999, City of Joondalup: 10.9% $600-$799, City of Joondalup: 11.5% $400-$599, City of Joondalup: 10.1% $300-$399, City of Joondalup: 4.9% $200-$299, City of Joondalup: 4.1% $1-$199, City of Joondalup: 6.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Joondalup: 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 resident workers individual income levels in the City of Joondalup in 2011 compared to Western Australia 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, 27.9% of the local resident workers earned a high income, and 16.3% earned a low income, compared with 26.9% and 15.0% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local resident workers in the City of Joondalup and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who earned $1-$199 (6.5% compared to 5.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who earned $1,500-$1,999 (13.2% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers who earned $600-$799 (11.5% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers who earned $800-$999 (10.9% compared to 11.5%)

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