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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Individual income

The Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area local resident workers have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1500 or more per week) than NSW.

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

Income statistics in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area, 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area.  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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area2011
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%NSW %
Negative Income/ Nil income2140.71.1
$1-$1991,2574.45.0
$200-$2997672.74.2
$300-$3991,1183.95.6
$400-$5992,5518.912.1
$600-$7993,46612.114.9
$800-$9993,39211.812.5
$1,000-$1,2494,04714.112.2
$1,250-$1,4993,33011.68.8
$1,500-$1,9994,30715.011.0
$2,000 or more3,88113.511.1
Not stated3811.31.7

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, NSW: 11.1% $1,500-$1,999, NSW: 11.0% $1,250-$1,499, NSW: 8.8% $1,000-$1,249, NSW: 12.2% $800-$999, NSW: 12.5% $600-$799, NSW: 14.9% $400-$599, NSW: 12.1% $300-$399, NSW: 5.6% $200-$299, NSW: 4.2% $1-$199, NSW: 5.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, NSW: 1.1% $2,000 or more, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 13.5% $1,500-$1,999, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 15.0% $1,250-$1,499, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 11.6% $1,000-$1,249, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 14.1% $800-$999, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 11.8% $600-$799, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 12.1% $400-$599, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 8.9% $300-$399, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 3.9% $200-$299, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 2.7% $1-$199, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 4.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.7%
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 the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2011 compared to NSW shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 28.5% of the local labour force earned a high income, and 11.7% earned a low income, compared with 22.1% and 15.8% respectively for NSW.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local labour force in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who earned $1,500-$1,999 (15.0% compared to 11.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who earned $1,250-$1,499 (11.6% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $400-$599 (8.9% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $600-$799 (12.1% compared to 14.9%)

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