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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Brimbank labour force (Retail Trade) 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 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%Victoria%
Negative Income/ Nil income801.00.9
$1 - $1496317.59.3
$150 - $29988610.59.0
$300 - $3998279.88.3
$400 - $4998049.58.7
$500 - $6491,08612.911.7
$650 - $7991,32815.813.2
$800 - $9991,09713.012.7
$1,000 - $1,2497358.79.3
$1,250 - $1,4993283.95.0
$1,500 - $1,7491762.13.3
$1,750 - $1,9991191.41.9
$2,000 - $2,9991271.53.0
$3,000 or more590.72.1
Not stated1381.61.6

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 - Retail Trade  : 1.6% $3,000 or more, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 2.1% $2,000 - $2,999, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 3.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 1.9% $1,500 - $1,749, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 3.3% $1,250 - $1,499, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 5.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 9.3% $800 - $999, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 12.7% $650 - $799, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 13.2% $500 - $649, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 11.7% $400 - $499, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 8.7% $300 - $399, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 8.3% $150 - $299, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 9.0% $1 - $149, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 9.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Victoria - Retail Trade  : 0.9% Not stated, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 1.6% $3,000 or more, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 0.7% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 1.5% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 1.4% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 2.1% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 3.9% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 8.7% $800 - $999, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 13.0% $650 - $799, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 15.8% $500 - $649, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 12.9% $400 - $499, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 9.5% $300 - $399, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 9.8% $150 - $299, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 10.5% $1 - $149, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 7.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: 1.0%
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 (Retail Trade) individual income levels in the City of Brimbank 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, 3.6% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) earned a high income, and 38.3% earned a low income, compared with 7.0% and 36.3% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Retail Trade) in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $650 - $799 (15.8% compared to 13.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $300 - $399 (9.8% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $1 - $149 (7.5% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (1.5% compared to 3.0%)

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