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City of Greater Bendigo

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In the City of Greater Bendigo, 11.9% of the earned $1,750 or more per week.

Individual Income is an indicator of socio-economic status, skills and occupations required in a particular industry. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to evaluate the economic opportunities of people in an industry.

The amount of income an individual receives is linked to a number of factors including the person's employment status, age, qualifications and type of employment undertaken by the person.

Wages in City of Greater Bendigo can vary greatly across industry sectors. As well as being related to the type of jobs and qualifications required in a particular industry, income levels can be related to the level of part-time employment, Occupations, Qualifications and the Age structure of the local workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Local workers individual income
City of Greater Bendigo - All industries2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Victoria %
Negative Income/ Nil income2880.60.8
$1 - $1492,0494.53.7
$150 - $2991,9824.44.3
$300 - $3992,1924.94.6
$400 - $4992,7586.15.4
$500 - $6494,4549.98.2
$650 - $7995,87513.010.5
$800 - $9996,31014.012.7
$1,000 - $1,2495,81912.913.4
$1,250 - $1,4994,1049.19.4
$1,500 - $1,7493,1417.07.8
$1,750 - $1,9991,9644.45.3
$2,000 - $2,9992,3675.37.6
$3,000 or more1,0252.34.7
Not stated7391.61.8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers individual income, 2016
Local 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: 13.4% $800 - $999, Victoria: 12.7% $650 - $799, Victoria: 10.5% $500 - $649, Victoria: 8.2% $400 - $499, Victoria: 5.4% $300 - $399, Victoria: 4.6% $150 - $299, Victoria: 4.3% $1 - $149, Victoria: 3.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Victoria: 0.8% Not stated, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.6% $3,000 or more, City of Greater Bendigo: 2.3% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Greater Bendigo: 5.3% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.4% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.0% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Greater Bendigo: 9.1% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Greater Bendigo: 12.9% $800 - $999, City of Greater Bendigo: 14.0% $650 - $799, City of Greater Bendigo: 13.0% $500 - $649, City of Greater Bendigo: 9.9% $400 - $499, City of Greater Bendigo: 6.1% $300 - $399, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.9% $150 - $299, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.4% $1 - $149, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Greater Bendigo: 0.6%
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 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, 11.9% of the earned a high income, and 20.6% earned a low income, compared with 17.5% and 18.7% respectively for Victoria.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $650 - $799 (13.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $500 - $649 (9.9% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $3,000 or more (2.3% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (5.3% compared to 7.6%)

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