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Yass Valley

Resident workers (Local) - Individual income

The Yass Valley local resident workers have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1500 or more per week) than New South Wales.

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

Income statistics in Yass Valley, 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 Yass Valley.  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
Yass Valley2011
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%New South Wales %
Negative Income/ Nil income1111.41.1
$1-$1994255.55.0
$200-$2992743.54.2
$300-$3993905.05.6
$400-$59978110.112.1
$600-$79990511.614.9
$800-$99985010.912.5
$1,000-$1,2491,01513.112.2
$1,250-$1,49980010.38.8
$1,500-$1,9991,08313.911.0
$2,000 or more1,04413.411.1
Not stated931.21.7

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, New South Wales: 11.1% $1,500-$1,999, New South Wales: 11.0% $1,250-$1,499, New South Wales: 8.8% $1,000-$1,249, New South Wales: 12.2% $800-$999, New South Wales: 12.5% $600-$799, New South Wales: 14.9% $400-$599, New South Wales: 12.1% $300-$399, New South Wales: 5.6% $200-$299, New South Wales: 4.2% $1-$199, New South Wales: 5.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, New South Wales: 1.1% $2,000 or more, Yass Valley: 13.4% $1,500-$1,999, Yass Valley: 13.9% $1,250-$1,499, Yass Valley: 10.3% $1,000-$1,249, Yass Valley: 13.1% $800-$999, Yass Valley: 10.9% $600-$799, Yass Valley: 11.6% $400-$599, Yass Valley: 10.1% $300-$399, Yass Valley: 5.0% $200-$299, Yass Valley: 3.5% $1-$199, Yass Valley: 5.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Yass Valley: 1.4%
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 Yass Valley in 2011 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a higher 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, 27.4% of the local labour force earned a high income, and 15.4% earned a low income, compared with 22.1% and 15.8% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local labour force in the Yass Valley and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who earned $1,500-$1,999 (13.9% compared to 11.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who earned $2,000 or more (13.4% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $600-$799 (11.6% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $400-$599 (10.1% compared to 12.1%)

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