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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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Sources of income per household
City of Adelaide2017/182012/13Change
Name$South Australia $$South Australia $2012/13 to 2017/18
Wages & salaries62,689.2666,324.2966,641.7266,786.64-3,952
Property income20,399.0014,451.4821,506.3514,531.09-1,107
Business income18,849.7413,399.7816,417.6311,724.42+2,432
Superannuation6,948.758,512.236,440.357,761.92+508
Cash benefits8,613.8917,209.817,626.9417,562.92+987
Total income before tax117,500.65119,897.60118,633.00118,366.99-1,132
Tax paid-20,980.90-16,894.71-21,416.29-15,676.79+435
Interest paid-8,776.63-6,298.24-12,140.82-8,344.46+3,364
Other payments/statistical discrepancy11,971.1511,832.2112,786.2412,848.15-815
Total disposable income99,714.26108,636.8797,862.13107,293.90+1,852
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.411.020.361.12--

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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

Sources of income per household
Sources of income per household South Australia, Cash benefits: 14.4% South Australia, Superannuation: 7.1% South Australia, Business income: 11.2% South Australia, Property income: 12.1% South Australia, Wages & salaries: 55.3% City of Adelaide, Cash benefits: 7.3% City of Adelaide, Superannuation: 5.9% City of Adelaide, Business income: 16.0% City of Adelaide, Property income: 17.4% City of Adelaide, Wages & salaries: 53.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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