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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Brimbank labour force (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Health Care and Social Assistance.

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 Brimbank2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Health Care and Social Assistance%
Negative Income/ Nil income00.00.5
$1 - $14981.61.4
$150 - $299357.03.7
$300 - $399346.85.6
$400 - $499509.97.2
$500 - $6496613.112.7
$650 - $7998917.715.9
$800 - $9998917.716.7
$1,000 - $1,2496312.514.4
$1,250 - $1,499214.28.7
$1,500 - $1,749102.05.3
$1,750 - $1,999102.02.7
$2,000 - $2,99991.82.5
$3,000 or more40.81.2
Not stated153.01.5

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, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 1.5% $3,000 or more, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 1.2% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 2.5% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 2.7% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 5.3% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 8.7% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 14.4% $800 - $999, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 16.7% $650 - $799, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 15.9% $500 - $649, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 12.7% $400 - $499, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 7.2% $300 - $399, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 5.6% $150 - $299, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 3.7% $1 - $149, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 1.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Brimbank - Health Care and Social Assistance : 0.5% Not stated, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 3.0% $3,000 or more, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 0.8% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 1.8% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 2.0% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 2.0% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 4.2% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 12.5% $800 - $999, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 17.7% $650 - $799, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 17.7% $500 - $649, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 13.1% $400 - $499, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 9.9% $300 - $399, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 6.8% $150 - $299, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 7.0% $1 - $149, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 1.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 0.0%
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 (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) individual income levels in the City of Brimbank in 2016 compared to Health Care and Social Assistance 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, 4.6% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned a high income, and 25.2% earned a low income, compared with 6.3% and 18.4% respectively for Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in the City of Brimbank and Health Care and Social Assistance were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $150 - $299 (7.0% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $400 - $499 (9.9% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $1,250 - $1,499 (4.2% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $1,500 - $1,749 (2.0% compared to 5.3%)

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