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Nillumbik Shire

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In Nillumbik Shire, 13.5% 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 Nillumbik Shire 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
Nillumbik Shire - All industries2011
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Victoria %
Negative Income/ Nil income1100.91.0
$1-$1991,36311.75.6
$200-$2996915.94.4
$300-$3998517.35.7
$400-$5991,62013.912.3
$600-$7991,70214.615.3
$800-$9991,36811.813.2
$1,000-$1,2491,33611.513.0
$1,250-$1,4998687.59.0
$1,500-$1,9999187.99.8
$2,000 or more6475.69.3
Not stated1461.31.5

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, Victoria: 9.3% $1,500-$1,999, Victoria: 9.8% $1,250-$1,499, Victoria: 9.0% $1,000-$1,249, Victoria: 13.0% $800-$999, Victoria: 13.2% $600-$799, Victoria: 15.3% $400-$599, Victoria: 12.3% $300-$399, Victoria: 5.7% $200-$299, Victoria: 4.4% $1-$199, Victoria: 5.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, Victoria: 1.0% $2,000 or more, Nillumbik Shire: 5.6% $1,500-$1,999, Nillumbik Shire: 7.9% $1,250-$1,499, Nillumbik Shire: 7.5% $1,000-$1,249, Nillumbik Shire: 11.5% $800-$999, Nillumbik Shire: 11.8% $600-$799, Nillumbik Shire: 14.6% $400-$599, Nillumbik Shire: 13.9% $300-$399, Nillumbik Shire: 7.3% $200-$299, Nillumbik Shire: 5.9% $1-$199, Nillumbik Shire: 11.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Nillumbik Shire: 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 individual income levels in Nillumbik Shire 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, 13.5% of the earned a high income, and 25.9% earned a low income, compared with 19.1% and 16.7% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the in Nillumbik Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1-$199 (11.7% compared to 5.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $400-$599 (13.9% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 or more (5.6% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,500-$1,999 (7.9% compared to 9.8%)

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