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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Adelaide labour force (Administrative and Support Services) 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 income00.00.6
$1 - $149114.73.4
$150 - $299166.86.9
$300 - $399156.48.2
$400 - $499219.010.1
$500 - $6493113.213.4
$650 - $799219.013.7
$800 - $9993816.215.3
$1,000 - $1,2492812.012.1
$1,250 - $1,499156.45.9
$1,500 - $1,749104.33.7
$1,750 - $1,99983.41.9
$2,000 - $2,999104.32.3
$3,000 or more73.01.2
Not stated31.31.2

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 - Administrative and Support Services  : 1.2% $3,000 or more, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 1.2% $2,000 - $2,999, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 2.3% $1,750 - $1,999, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 1.9% $1,500 - $1,749, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 3.7% $1,250 - $1,499, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 5.9% $1,000 - $1,249, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 12.1% $800 - $999, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 15.3% $650 - $799, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 13.7% $500 - $649, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 13.4% $400 - $499, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 10.1% $300 - $399, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 8.2% $150 - $299, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 6.9% $1 - $149, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 3.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, South Australia - Administrative and Support Services  : 0.6% 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%
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 (Administrative and Support Services) 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, 10.7% of the resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned a high income, and 26.9% earned a low income, compared with 5.4% and 29.4% respectively for South Australia.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (4.3% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $3,000 or more (3.0% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $650 - $799 (9.0% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $300 - $399 (6.4% compared to 8.2%)

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