City of Brimbank

Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Brimbank labour force have a similar proportion of persons with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Greater Melbourne.

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

Income statistics the City of Brimbank, when analysed with other data sources, such as Age structure, Qualification , Hours worked and Occupations , help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of the City of Brimbank. This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers individual income
City of Brimbank - Persons 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Greater Melbourne%
Negative Income/ Nil income6480.80.7
$1 - $1492,5803.23.5
$150 - $2993,9414.94.2
$300 - $3994,4545.64.3
$400 - $4994,9006.15.0
$500 - $6497,8269.87.7
$650 - $79910,84713.69.9
$800 - $99912,47315.612.5
$1,000 - $1,24911,63514.513.4
$1,250 - $1,4996,9958.79.7
$1,500 - $1,7494,8046.08.1
$1,750 - $1,9992,9193.65.5
$2,000 - $2,9993,3354.28.3
$3,000 or more1,1001.45.4
Not stated1,5762.01.7
Total Persons80,033100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the City of Brimbank in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a similar proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 9.2% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 20.6% earned a low income, compared with 19.2% and 17.8% respectively for Victoria.

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

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (4.2% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (1.4% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (13.6% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (15.6% compared to 12.5%)

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