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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Adelaide labour force (Other Services) 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 income00.00.0
$1 - $14993.54.7
$150 - $299197.36.8
$300 - $399207.76.4
$400 - $499207.79.0
$500 - $6492610.013.2
$650 - $799197.39.0
$800 - $9993613.816.2
$1,000 - $1,2492810.812.0
$1,250 - $1,499186.96.4
$1,500 - $1,749238.84.3
$1,750 - $1,999103.83.4
$2,000 - $2,999176.54.3
$3,000 or more62.33.0
Not stated93.51.3

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 - Other Services: 3.5% $3,000 or more, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 2.3% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 6.5% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 3.8% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 8.8% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 6.9% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 10.8% $800 - $999, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 13.8% $650 - $799, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 7.3% $500 - $649, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 10.0% $400 - $499, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 7.7% $300 - $399, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 7.7% $150 - $299, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 7.3% $1 - $149, City of Adelaide - Other Services: 3.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Adelaide - Other 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 (Other Services) 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, 12.7% of the resident workers (Other Services) earned a high income, and 26.2% 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 (Other Services) in the City of Adelaide and Administrative and Support Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) earned $1,500 - $1,749 (8.8% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (6.5% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) earned $500 - $649 (10.0% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) earned $800 - $999 (13.8% compared to 16.2%)

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