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Resident workers (Local) - Individual income

The Yass Valley local resident workers have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1500 or more per week) than Australian Capital Territory.

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%Australian Capital Territory %
Negative Income/ Nil income1111.40.6
$1-$1994255.54.8
$200-$2992743.52.9
$300-$3993905.03.5
$400-$59978110.17.3
$600-$79990511.69.6
$800-$99985010.99.9
$1,000-$1,2491,01513.113.8
$1,250-$1,49980010.312.6
$1,500-$1,9991,08313.917.8
$2,000 or more1,04413.416.4
Not stated931.20.8

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, Australian Capital Territory: 16.4% $1,500-$1,999, Australian Capital Territory: 17.8% $1,250-$1,499, Australian Capital Territory: 12.6% $1,000-$1,249, Australian Capital Territory: 13.8% $800-$999, Australian Capital Territory: 9.9% $600-$799, Australian Capital Territory: 9.6% $400-$599, Australian Capital Territory: 7.3% $300-$399, Australian Capital Territory: 3.5% $200-$299, Australian Capital Territory: 2.9% $1-$199, Australian Capital Territory: 4.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Australian Capital Territory: 0.6% $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 Australian Capital Territory 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, 27.4% of the local labour force earned a high income, and 15.4% earned a low income, compared with 34.2% and 11.8% respectively for Australian Capital Territory.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local labour force in the Yass Valley and Australian Capital Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who earned $400-$599 (10.1% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $1,500-$1,999 (13.9% compared to 17.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $2,000 or more (13.4% compared to 16.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $1,250-$1,499 (10.3% compared to 12.6%)

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