Armidale Regional Council

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Armidale Regional Council

Resident workers - Individual income

The Armidale Regional Council labour force have a similar proportion of persons with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than New South Wales.

The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.

Income statistics the Armidale Regional Council, when analysed with other data sources, such as Age structure, Qualification , Hours worked and Occupations , help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of the Armidale Regional Council. This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers individual income
Armidale Regional Council - Persons 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. New South Wales%
Negative Income/ Nil income1411.10.7
$1 - $1495204.23.2
$150 - $2996515.33.8
$300 - $3996675.44.3
$400 - $4998316.75.2
$500 - $6491,24910.18.1
$650 - $7991,63413.310.2
$800 - $9991,48712.112.3
$1,000 - $1,2491,48012.013.0
$1,250 - $1,4999247.59.2
$1,500 - $1,7497986.58.0
$1,750 - $1,9995624.65.8
$2,000 - $2,9998296.79.0
$3,000 or more3222.65.8
Not stated2261.81.6
Total Persons12,321100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the Armidale Regional Council in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a similar 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, 13.9% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 22.8% earned a low income, compared with 20.6% and 17.1% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the Armidale Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (2.6% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (13.3% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (6.7% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (10.1% compared to 8.1%)

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