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Resident workers (Local) - Individual income

Redland City local resident workers have a similar proportion of people with high incomes ($1500 or more per week) as Queensland.

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

Income statistics in Redland City, 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 Redland City.  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
Redland City2011
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Queensland %
Negative Income/ Nil income5330.81.1
$1-$1993,9835.95.2
$200-$2992,6263.94.1
$300-$3993,5395.25.5
$400-$5998,03111.812.4
$600-$79910,59115.615.8
$800-$9999,21613.613.2
$1,000-$1,2499,02613.312.8
$1,250-$1,4996,3549.39.0
$1,500-$1,9997,14710.510.2
$2,000 or more5,7788.58.9
Not stated1,1701.71.8

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, Queensland: 8.9% $1,500-$1,999, Queensland: 10.2% $1,250-$1,499, Queensland: 9.0% $1,000-$1,249, Queensland: 12.8% $800-$999, Queensland: 13.2% $600-$799, Queensland: 15.8% $400-$599, Queensland: 12.4% $300-$399, Queensland: 5.5% $200-$299, Queensland: 4.1% $1-$199, Queensland: 5.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, Queensland: 1.1% $2,000 or more, Redland City: 8.5% $1,500-$1,999, Redland City: 10.5% $1,250-$1,499, Redland City: 9.3% $1,000-$1,249, Redland City: 13.3% $800-$999, Redland City: 13.6% $600-$799, Redland City: 15.6% $400-$599, Redland City: 11.8% $300-$399, Redland City: 5.2% $200-$299, Redland City: 3.9% $1-$199, Redland City: 5.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, Redland City: 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 Redland City in 2011 compared to Queensland shows that there was a similar proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) as well as a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 19.0% of the local resident workers earned a high income, and 15.7% earned a low income, compared with 19.1% and 16.0% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local resident workers in Redland City and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who earned $1-$199 (5.9% compared to 5.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who earned $1,000-$1,249 (13.3% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers who earned $400-$599 (11.8% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers who earned $2,000 or more (8.5% compared to 8.9%)

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