Bega Valley Shire

Sources of income

Households in Bega Valley Shire have a lower amount of disposable income compared to New South Wales.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Sources of income per household
Bega Valley Shire2018/192013/14Change
Economic measure$New South Wales$$ New South Wales$2013/14 to 2018/19
Wages & salaries47,353.1090,038.8649,072.8486,838.45-1,720
Property income15,366.5420,881.1316,185.4421,620.99-819
Business income14,113.4618,482.4813,479.1418,778.47+634
Superannuation9,156.2612,338.939,563.5112,259.16-407
Cash benefits25,289.5215,010.2927,410.5017,589.42-2,121
Total income before tax111,278.87156,751.70115,711.44157,086.48-4,433
Tax paid-12,225.39-27,050.24-10,797.64-22,963.20-1,428
Interest paid-4,828.93-8,581.38-5,950.71-10,368.20+1,122
Other payments/statistical discrepancy10,499.6616,979.3110,271.6416,770.88+228
Total disposable income104,724.21138,199.39109,234.72140,625.97-4,511
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid2.070.552.540.770

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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