City of Adelaide

Sources of income

Households in the City of Adelaide have a lower 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 Adelaide2019/202012/13Change
Economic measure$South Australia$$ South Australia$2012/13 to 2019/20
Wages & salaries68,371.5569,422.1969,101.8968,926.01-730
Property income20,942.7014,283.2923,208.7715,727.02-2,266
Business income20,100.8113,962.0419,996.1013,796.73+105
Superannuation7,108.728,336.767,438.118,594.29-329
Cash benefits7,731.1718,534.157,994.3218,414.27-263
Total income before tax124,254.95124,538.43127,739.18125,458.33-3,484
Tax paid-23,139.48-18,153.06-23,017.77-16,456.67-122
Interest paid-8,734.36-5,358.40-11,392.95-8,499.22+2,659
Other payments/statistical discrepancy13,266.1512,591.3013,393.7912,918.38-128
Total disposable income105,647.26113,718.27106,722.25113,520.81-1,075
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.331.020.351.120

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions).Data are based on a 2018-19 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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