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Sources of income

Households in the City of Albany have a lower amount of disposable income compared to Western Australia.

Household disposable income is a measure of the amount of income available to an average household in the area. It varies depending on the jobs held by the residents, amount of property and business income, and cash benefits provided by government, which are related to the socio-economic status of the area. Areas with high unemployment, large numbers of retirees and others out of the workforce may have a high cash benefits component.

This information gives an insight into both the sources of income and how much your residents have available to spend in the area. This dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Worker productivity, Local workers income data, and Gross Regional Product data on the size of the residential economy.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Sources of income per household
City of Albany2018/192013/14Change
Economic measure$Western Australia$$ Western Australia$2013/14 to 2018/19
Wages & salaries72,854.43101,290.9470,734.93110,556.85+2,119
Property income16,756.0819,684.8916,923.7721,776.56-168
Business income18,382.6521,604.3214,091.0815,903.91+4,292
Superannuation9,683.1311,632.169,141.6912,347.42+541
Cash benefits21,161.1013,513.5520,485.0914,336.29+676
Total income before tax138,837.39167,725.86131,376.56174,921.03+7,461
Tax paid-18,948.17-29,539.57-16,255.02-29,367.19-2,693
Interest paid-7,424.85-9,118.56-8,673.47-11,813.98+1,249
Other payments/statistical discrepancy13,156.3217,095.4314,397.3620,290.48-1,241
Total disposable income125,620.70146,263.16120,845.43154,130.34+4,775
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid1.120.461.260.490

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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