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Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In the City of Brimbank, 12.2% of the earned $1,750 or more per week.

Individual Income is an indicator of socio-economic status, skills and occupations required in a particular industry. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to evaluate the economic opportunities of people in an industry.

The amount of income an individual receives is linked to a number of factors including the person's employment status, age, qualifications and type of employment undertaken by the person.

Wages in City of Brimbank can vary greatly across industry sectors. As well as being related to the type of jobs and qualifications required in a particular industry, income levels can be related to the level of part-time employment, Occupations, Qualifications and the Age structure of the local workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Local workers individual income
City of Brimbank - All industries2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Transport, Postal and Warehousing %
Negative Income/ Nil income4930.70.4
$1 - $1492,2463.40.7
$150 - $2992,7204.11.7
$300 - $3992,9434.42.6
$400 - $4993,4055.13.8
$500 - $6495,6688.57.0
$650 - $7998,15112.313.0
$800 - $9999,88414.919.2
$1,000 - $1,24910,09115.219.2
$1,250 - $1,4996,63310.011.5
$1,500 - $1,7494,8477.38.0
$1,750 - $1,9993,0834.64.6
$2,000 - $2,9993,4405.24.7
$3,000 or more1,5832.42.3
Not stated1,3112.01.5

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

Local workers individual income, 2016
Local workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 1.5% $3,000 or more, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 2.3% $2,000 - $2,999, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 4.7% $1,750 - $1,999, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 4.6% $1,500 - $1,749, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 8.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 11.5% $1,000 - $1,249, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 19.2% $800 - $999, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 19.2% $650 - $799, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 13.0% $500 - $649, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 7.0% $400 - $499, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 3.8% $300 - $399, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 2.6% $150 - $299, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 1.7% $1 - $149, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 0.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 0.4% Not stated, All industries: 2.0% $3,000 or more, All industries: 2.4% $2,000 - $2,999, All industries: 5.2% $1,750 - $1,999, All industries: 4.6% $1,500 - $1,749, All industries: 7.3% $1,250 - $1,499, All industries: 10.0% $1,000 - $1,249, All industries: 15.2% $800 - $999, All industries: 14.9% $650 - $799, All industries: 12.3% $500 - $649, All industries: 8.5% $400 - $499, All industries: 5.1% $300 - $399, All industries: 4.4% $150 - $299, All industries: 4.1% $1 - $149, All industries: 3.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, All industries: 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 individual income levels in the City of Brimbank in 2016 compared to the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce within City of Brimbank shows that there was a higher 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, 12.2% of the earned a high income, and 17.8% earned a low income, compared with 11.6% and 9.1% respectively for the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce within City of Brimbank.

The major differences between the weekly income of the in the City of Brimbank and the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1 - $149 (3.4% compared to 0.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $150 - $299 (4.1% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $800 - $999 (14.9% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (15.2% compared to 19.2%)

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