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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Greater Bendigo labour force have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Victoria.

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

Income statistics in City of Greater Bendigo, 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 City of Greater Bendigo.  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
City of Greater Bendigo2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Victoria%
Negative Income/ Nil income3210.70.8
$1 - $1492,1314.43.7
$150 - $2992,1094.34.3
$300 - $3992,3604.84.5
$400 - $4992,9706.15.4
$500 - $6494,8339.98.2
$650 - $7996,29212.910.5
$800 - $9996,84414.112.7
$1,000 - $1,2496,35213.013.3
$1,250 - $1,4994,4949.29.4
$1,500 - $1,7493,4187.07.8
$1,750 - $1,9992,1704.55.3
$2,000 - $2,9992,5335.27.6
$3,000 or more1,0572.24.7
Not stated7951.61.8

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, Victoria : 1.8% $3,000 or more, Victoria : 4.7% $2,000 - $2,999, Victoria : 7.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Victoria : 5.3% $1,500 - $1,749, Victoria : 7.8% $1,250 - $1,499, Victoria : 9.4% $1,000 - $1,249, Victoria : 13.3% $800 - $999, Victoria : 12.7% $650 - $799, Victoria : 10.5% $500 - $649, Victoria : 8.2% $400 - $499, Victoria : 5.4% $300 - $399, Victoria : 4.5% $150 - $299, Victoria : 4.3% $1 - $149, Victoria : 3.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Victoria : 0.8% Not stated, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 1.6% $3,000 or more, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 2.2% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 5.2% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 4.5% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 7.0% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 9.2% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 13.0% $800 - $999, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 14.1% $650 - $799, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 12.9% $500 - $649, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 9.9% $400 - $499, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 6.1% $300 - $399, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 4.8% $150 - $299, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 4.3% $1 - $149, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 4.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 0.7%
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 individual income levels in the City of Greater Bendigo in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 11.8% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 20.3% earned a low income, compared with 17.6% and 18.7% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the City of Greater Bendigo and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (12.9% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (9.9% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (2.2% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (5.2% compared to 7.6%)

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