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City of Rockingham

Resident workers (Local) - Individual income

The City of Rockingham local resident workers have a lower 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 Rockingham, 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 Rockingham.  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 Rockingham2011
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Western Australia %
Negative Income/ Nil income4410.91.1
$1-$1992,5295.35.0
$200-$2991,8453.83.9
$300-$3992,4125.05.0
$400-$5995,14110.710.5
$600-$7995,83112.112.3
$800-$9995,47811.411.5
$1,000-$1,2496,20112.912.6
$1,250-$1,4994,93610.39.7
$1,500-$1,9996,51313.512.5
$2,000 or more6,00512.514.4
Not stated7551.61.5

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 Rockingham: 12.5% $1,500-$1,999, City of Rockingham: 13.5% $1,250-$1,499, City of Rockingham: 10.3% $1,000-$1,249, City of Rockingham: 12.9% $800-$999, City of Rockingham: 11.4% $600-$799, City of Rockingham: 12.1% $400-$599, City of Rockingham: 10.7% $300-$399, City of Rockingham: 5.0% $200-$299, City of Rockingham: 3.8% $1-$199, City of Rockingham: 5.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Rockingham: 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 local resident workers individual income levels in the City of Rockingham in 2011 compared to Western Australia shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 26.0% of the local resident workers earned a high income, and 15.0% 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 Rockingham and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who earned $1,500-$1,999 (13.5% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who earned $1,250-$1,499 (10.3% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who earned $1,000-$1,249 (12.9% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers who earned $2,000 or more (12.5% compared to 14.4%)

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