Bellingen Shire

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Bellingen Shire

Sources of income

Households in Bellingen 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
Bellingen Shire2019/202014/15Change
Economic measure$New South Wales$$ New South Wales$2014/15 to 2019/20
Wages & salaries43,457.0694,093.2847,301.9187,994.80-3,845
Property income13,817.2220,398.5118,991.0522,783.21-5,174
Business income9,992.8918,903.9613,827.7418,593.70-3,835
Superannuation8,699.7011,907.3312,153.1213,369.02-3,453
Cash benefits25,132.1316,958.9625,158.1317,993.97-26
Total income before tax101,098.99162,262.04117,431.94160,734.70-16,333
Tax paid-10,077.06-27,791.52-11,472.64-25,025.13+1,396
Interest paid-4,926.46-7,731.02-6,334.63-10,260.42+1,408
Other payments/statistical discrepancy8,304.3617,688.488,187.4216,815.46+117
Total disposable income94,399.82144,527.99107,812.09142,364.61-13,412
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid2.490.612.190.720

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions.Data are based on a 2018-19 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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Bellingen Shire

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