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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Adelaide labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Administrative and Support Services.

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

Income statistics in City of Adelaide, 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 City of Adelaide.  This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers individual income
City of Adelaide2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Administrative and Support Services%
Negative Income/ Nil income710.80.0
$1 - $1493503.84.7
$150 - $2995005.46.8
$300 - $3994695.16.4
$400 - $4994725.19.0
$500 - $6496056.513.2
$650 - $7996817.39.0
$800 - $9999229.916.2
$1,000 - $1,2491,04611.312.0
$1,250 - $1,4998268.96.4
$1,500 - $1,7497888.54.3
$1,750 - $1,9996266.73.4
$2,000 - $2,99997810.54.3
$3,000 or more8389.03.0
Not stated1121.21.3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers individual income, 2016
Resident workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 1.3% $3,000 or more, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 3.0% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 4.3% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 3.4% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 4.3% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 6.4% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 12.0% $800 - $999, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 16.2% $650 - $799, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 9.0% $500 - $649, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 13.2% $400 - $499, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 9.0% $300 - $399, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 6.4% $150 - $299, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 6.8% $1 - $149, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 4.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Adelaide - Administrative and Support Services : 0.0% Not stated, City of Adelaide - All industries: 1.2% $3,000 or more, City of Adelaide - All industries: 9.0% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Adelaide - All industries: 10.5% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Adelaide - All industries: 6.7% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Adelaide - All industries: 8.5% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Adelaide - All industries: 8.9% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Adelaide - All industries: 11.3% $800 - $999, City of Adelaide - All industries: 9.9% $650 - $799, City of Adelaide - All industries: 7.3% $500 - $649, City of Adelaide - All industries: 6.5% $400 - $499, City of Adelaide - All industries: 5.1% $300 - $399, City of Adelaide - All industries: 5.1% $150 - $299, City of Adelaide - All industries: 5.4% $1 - $149, City of Adelaide - All industries: 3.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Adelaide - All industries: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the City of Adelaide in 2016 compared to Administrative and Support Services shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 26.3% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 20.1% earned a low income, compared with 10.7% and 26.9% respectively for Administrative and Support Services.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the City of Adelaide and Administrative and Support Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (10.5% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (9.0% compared to 3.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (6.5% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (9.9% compared to 16.2%)

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