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Bega Valley Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

Bega Valley Shire labour force (Wholesale Trade) 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 income00.00.4
$1 - $14962.41.0
$150 - $299135.21.5
$300 - $39962.42.2
$400 - $499145.62.8
$500 - $649249.65.4
$650 - $7994518.19.9
$800 - $9996626.514.5
$1,000 - $1,2492811.215.6
$1,250 - $1,499197.610.5
$1,500 - $1,74993.68.8
$1,750 - $1,99941.66.1
$2,000 - $2,99993.611.8
$3,000 or more62.48.5
Not stated00.01.0

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 - Wholesale Trade  : 1.0% $3,000 or more, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 8.5% $2,000 - $2,999, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 11.8% $1,750 - $1,999, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 6.1% $1,500 - $1,749, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 8.8% $1,250 - $1,499, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 10.5% $1,000 - $1,249, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 15.6% $800 - $999, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 14.5% $650 - $799, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 9.9% $500 - $649, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 5.4% $400 - $499, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 2.8% $300 - $399, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 2.2% $150 - $299, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 1.5% $1 - $149, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 1.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, New South Wales - Wholesale Trade  : 0.4% Not stated, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 0.0% $3,000 or more, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 2.4% $2,000 - $2,999, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 3.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 1.6% $1,500 - $1,749, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 3.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 7.6% $1,000 - $1,249, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 11.2% $800 - $999, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 26.5% $650 - $799, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 18.1% $500 - $649, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 9.6% $400 - $499, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 5.6% $300 - $399, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 2.4% $150 - $299, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 5.2% $1 - $149, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 2.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Bega Valley Shire - Wholesale Trade: 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 (Wholesale Trade) 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, 7.6% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) earned a high income, and 15.7% earned a low income, compared with 26.5% and 7.8% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) earned $800 - $999 (26.5% compared to 14.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) earned $650 - $799 (18.1% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (3.6% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) earned $3,000 or more (2.4% compared to 8.5%)

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