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Macarthur Region

Sources of income

Households in the Macarthur Region have a lower amount of disposable income compared to Greater Sydney.

Household disposable income is a measure of the amount of income available to an average household in the area. It varies depending on the jobs held by the residents, amount of property and business income, and cash benefits provided by government, which are related to the socio-economic status of the area. Areas with high unemployment, large numbers of retirees and others out of the workforce may have a high cash benefits component.

This information gives an insight into both the sources of income and how much your residents have available to spend in the area. This dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Worker productivity, Local workers income data, and Gross Regional Product data on the size of the residential economy.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Sources of income per household
Macarthur Region2015/162010/11Change
Name$Greater Sydney $$Greater Sydney $2010/11 to 2015/16
Wages & salaries90,871.8197,102.4992,548.6795,435.60-1,677
Property income15,204.9521,869.3416,183.2023,585.57-978
Business income12,320.1023,055.259,630.7316,762.52+2,689
Superannuation10,399.9612,588.6410,371.1811,772.88+29
Cash benefits15,323.8014,530.4715,330.3113,577.47-7
Total income before tax144,120.62169,146.19144,064.10161,134.04+57
Tax paid-20,687.37-28,263.31-19,051.97-24,227.74-1,635
Interest paid-9,914.89-10,810.92-14,284.09-14,662.89+4,369
Other payments/statistical discrepancy18,370.3319,794.7817,138.7318,514.00+1,232
Total disposable income131,888.69149,966.74127,866.78140,857.42+4,022
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.740.510.800.56--

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2015-16 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Sources of income per household
Sources of income per household Greater Sydney, Cash benefits: 8.6% Greater Sydney, Superannuation: 7.4% Greater Sydney, Business income: 13.6% Greater Sydney, Property income: 12.9% Greater Sydney, Wages & salaries: 57.4% Macarthur Region, Cash benefits: 10.6% Macarthur Region, Superannuation: 7.2% Macarthur Region, Business income: 8.5% Macarthur Region, Property income: 10.6% Macarthur Region, Wages & salaries: 63.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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