City of Adelaide
Resident workers - Individual income
The City of Adelaide labour force (Education and Training) 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 Adelaide||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||South Australia%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||9||0.9||0.3||3101|
|$1 - $149||42||4.2||2.6||3102|
|$150 - $299||41||4.1||3.5||3103|
|$300 - $399||39||3.9||3.8||3104|
|$400 - $499||35||3.5||4.6||3105|
|$500 - $649||52||5.1||7.8||3106|
|$650 - $799||63||6.2||8.7||3107|
|$800 - $999||70||6.9||9.7||3108|
|$1,000 - $1,249||93||9.2||12.5||3109|
|$1,250 - $1,499||121||12.0||11.3||3110|
|$1,500 - $1,749||122||12.1||12.2||3111|
|$1,750 - $1,999||131||13.0||12.2||3112|
|$2,000 - $2,999||132||13.1||8.1||3113|
|$3,000 or more||54||5.3||1.7||3114|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the resident workers (Education and Training) 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) as well as a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).
Overall, 31.4% of the resident workers (Education and Training) earned a high income, and 16.4% earned a low income, compared with 22.0% and 14.9% respectively for South Australia.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Education and Training) in the City of Adelaide and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (13.1% compared to 8.1%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) earned $3,000 or more (5.3% compared to 1.7%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (9.2% compared to 12.5%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) earned $800 - $999 (6.9% compared to 9.7%)