City of Brimbank
Resident workers - Individual income
The City of Brimbank labour force (Accommodation and Food Services) have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Arts and Recreation Services.
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 Brimbank, 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 Brimbank. 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 Brimbank||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||Arts and Recreation Services%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||125||2.1||0.7||3101|
|$1 - $149||866||14.5||7.9||3102|
|$150 - $299||814||13.6||7.9||3103|
|$300 - $399||699||11.7||6.5||3104|
|$400 - $499||650||10.9||8.0||3105|
|$500 - $649||684||11.5||10.7||3106|
|$650 - $799||663||11.1||10.3||3107|
|$800 - $999||650||10.9||14.7||3108|
|$1,000 - $1,249||448||7.5||12.8||3109|
|$1,250 - $1,499||137||2.3||9.1||3110|
|$1,500 - $1,749||60||1.0||5.5||3111|
|$1,750 - $1,999||28||0.5||2.7||3112|
|$2,000 - $2,999||28||0.5||2.0||3113|
|$3,000 or more||19||0.3||0.3||3114|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) individual income levels in the City of Brimbank in 2016 compared to Arts and Recreation Services 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, 1.3% of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) earned a high income, and 52.8% earned a low income, compared with 5.0% and 30.9% respectively for Arts and Recreation Services.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) in the City of Brimbank and Arts and Recreation Services were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) earned $1 - $149 (14.5% compared to 7.9%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) earned $150 - $299 (13.6% compared to 7.9%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) earned $1,250 - $1,499 (2.3% compared to 9.1%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (7.5% compared to 12.8%)