City of Adelaide

Sources of income

Households in the City of Adelaide have a higher amount of disposable income compared to South Australia.

Household disposable income is a measure of the amount of income available to an average household in the area. It varies depending on the jobs held by the residents, amount of property and business income, and cash benefits provided by government, which are related to the socio-economic status of the area. Areas with high unemployment, large numbers of retirees and others out of the workforce may have a high cash benefits component.

This information gives an insight into both the sources of income and how much your residents have available to spend in the area. This dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Worker productivity, Local workers income data, and Gross Regional Product data on the size of the residential economy.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Sources of income per household
City of Adelaide2018/192013/14Change
Economic measure$South Australia$$ South Australia$2013/14 to 2018/19
Wages & salaries66,583.3466,988.5669,136.7167,602.81-2,553
Property income21,754.0414,850.0521,883.1415,451.74-129
Business income39,695.3624,835.8516,962.0812,720.82+22,733
Superannuation8,197.878,775.107,397.498,760.88+800
Cash benefits6,844.0016,599.057,308.9918,179.91-465
Total income before tax143,074.61132,048.61122,688.40122,716.15+20,386
Tax paid-26,220.70-17,669.50-21,399.41-15,943.87-4,821
Interest paid-9,548.85-6,030.51-10,513.36-7,339.60+965
Other payments/statistical discrepancy14,284.9912,574.7912,820.3412,115.38+1,465
Total disposable income121,590.05121,023.38103,595.97111,648.05+17,994
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.260.940.341.140

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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