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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Adelaide labour force (Retail Trade) have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than South Australia.

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%South Australia%
Negative Income/ Nil income131.70.8
$1 - $149465.99.6
$150 - $2998310.79.8
$300 - $399688.88.5
$400 - $499729.39.7
$500 - $6498611.113.2
$650 - $7999111.714.1
$800 - $99911014.213.4
$1,000 - $1,2498010.38.8
$1,250 - $1,499273.54.2
$1,500 - $1,749405.12.7
$1,750 - $1,999162.11.4
$2,000 - $2,999172.21.8
$3,000 or more212.71.0
Not stated70.91.2

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, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 1.2% $3,000 or more, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 1.0% $2,000 - $2,999, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 1.8% $1,750 - $1,999, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 1.4% $1,500 - $1,749, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 2.7% $1,250 - $1,499, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 4.2% $1,000 - $1,249, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 8.8% $800 - $999, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 13.4% $650 - $799, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 14.1% $500 - $649, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 13.2% $400 - $499, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 9.7% $300 - $399, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 8.5% $150 - $299, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 9.8% $1 - $149, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 9.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, South Australia - Retail Trade  : 0.8% Not stated, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 0.9% $3,000 or more, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 2.7% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 2.2% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 2.1% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 5.1% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 3.5% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 10.3% $800 - $999, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 14.2% $650 - $799, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 11.7% $500 - $649, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 11.1% $400 - $499, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 9.3% $300 - $399, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 8.8% $150 - $299, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 10.7% $1 - $149, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 5.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Adelaide - Retail Trade: 1.7%
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 (Retail Trade) individual income levels in the City of Adelaide in 2016 compared to South Australia 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, 6.9% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) earned a high income, and 36.3% earned a low income, compared with 4.2% and 38.3% respectively for South Australia.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Retail Trade) in the City of Adelaide and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $1,500 - $1,749 (5.1% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $1 - $149 (5.9% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $650 - $799 (11.7% compared to 14.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $500 - $649 (11.1% compared to 13.2%)

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