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Bega Valley Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

Bega Valley Shire labour force (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) have a lower proportion of people 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 in Bega Valley Shire, 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 Bega Valley Shire.  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
Bega Valley Shire2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%New South Wales%
Negative Income/ Nil income00.00.3
$1 - $14900.00.3
$150 - $29954.20.5
$300 - $39900.00.8
$400 - $49900.01.3
$500 - $64900.02.4
$650 - $79943.34.5
$800 - $9991613.38.8
$1,000 - $1,2491915.813.7
$1,250 - $1,4992520.812.8
$1,500 - $1,7492621.713.6
$1,750 - $1,999119.211.5
$2,000 - $2,99997.518.9
$3,000 or more54.29.6
Not stated00.01.1

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, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 1.1% $3,000 or more, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 9.6% $2,000 - $2,999, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 18.9% $1,750 - $1,999, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 11.5% $1,500 - $1,749, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 13.6% $1,250 - $1,499, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 12.8% $1,000 - $1,249, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 13.7% $800 - $999, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 8.8% $650 - $799, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 4.5% $500 - $649, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 2.4% $400 - $499, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 1.3% $300 - $399, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 0.8% $150 - $299, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 0.5% $1 - $149, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 0.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, New South Wales - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 0.3% Not stated, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $3,000 or more, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 4.2% $2,000 - $2,999, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 7.5% $1,750 - $1,999, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 9.2% $1,500 - $1,749, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 21.7% $1,250 - $1,499, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 20.8% $1,000 - $1,249, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 15.8% $800 - $999, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 13.3% $650 - $799, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 3.3% $500 - $649, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $400 - $499, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $300 - $399, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $150 - $299, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 4.2% $1 - $149, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Bega Valley Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste 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 (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) individual income levels in Bega Valley Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 20.8% of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned a high income, and 4.2% earned a low income, compared with 40.0% and 3.1% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) in Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned $1,500 - $1,749 (21.7% compared to 13.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned $1,250 - $1,499 (20.8% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (7.5% compared to 18.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned $3,000 or more (4.2% compared to 9.6%)

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