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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Brimbank labour force (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) 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 income280.70.6
$1 - $149671.81.4
$150 - $2991052.82.4
$300 - $3991273.42.7
$400 - $4991243.33.0
$500 - $6492576.84.7
$650 - $7993699.76.6
$800 - $99949413.09.7
$1,000 - $1,24958215.412.6
$1,250 - $1,49947612.611.1
$1,500 - $1,74939810.510.7
$1,750 - $1,9992326.17.4
$2,000 - $2,9993559.414.7
$3,000 or more1293.411.6
Not stated431.11.1

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 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 1.1% $3,000 or more, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 11.6% $2,000 - $2,999, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 14.7% $1,750 - $1,999, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 7.4% $1,500 - $1,749, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 10.7% $1,250 - $1,499, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 11.1% $1,000 - $1,249, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 12.6% $800 - $999, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 9.7% $650 - $799, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 6.6% $500 - $649, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 4.7% $400 - $499, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 3.0% $300 - $399, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 2.7% $150 - $299, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 2.4% $1 - $149, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 1.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Victoria - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 0.6% Not stated, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 1.1% $3,000 or more, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 3.4% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 9.4% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 6.1% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 10.5% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 12.6% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 15.4% $800 - $999, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 13.0% $650 - $799, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 9.7% $500 - $649, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 6.8% $400 - $499, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 3.3% $300 - $399, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 3.4% $150 - $299, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 2.8% $1 - $149, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 1.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Brimbank - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.7%
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 (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) 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, 18.9% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) earned a high income, and 11.9% earned a low income, compared with 33.6% and 10.0% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) earned $800 - $999 (13.0% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) earned $650 - $799 (9.7% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) earned $3,000 or more (3.4% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (9.4% compared to 14.7%)

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