City of Brimbank
Local workers - Individual income - Retail Trade
In the City of Brimbank, 5.5% of the Retail Trade 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 - Retail Trade||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||Wholesale Trade %|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||76||1.1||0.5||3101|
|$1 - $149||558||8.2||0.9||3102|
|$150 - $299||669||9.8||1.5||3103|
|$300 - $399||586||8.6||1.6||3104|
|$400 - $499||603||8.9||2.3||3105|
|$500 - $649||808||11.9||5.4||3106|
|$650 - $799||996||14.6||11.9||3107|
|$800 - $999||828||12.2||18.9||3108|
|$1,000 - $1,249||648||9.5||18.4||3109|
|$1,250 - $1,499||326||4.8||12.1||3110|
|$1,500 - $1,749||212||3.1||8.8||3111|
|$1,750 - $1,999||124||1.8||5.0||3112|
|$2,000 - $2,999||159||2.3||7.2||3113|
|$3,000 or more||93||1.4||4.6||3114|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the Retail Trade individual income levels in the City of Brimbank in 2016 compared to the Wholesale Trade workforce within City of Brimbank 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, 5.5% of the Retail Trade earned a high income, and 36.6% earned a low income, compared with 16.7% and 6.6% respectively for the Wholesale Trade workforce within City of Brimbank.
The major differences between the weekly income of the Retail Trade in the City of Brimbank and the Wholesale Trade workforce were:
- A larger percentage of local workers who earned $150 - $299 (9.8% compared to 1.5%)
- A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1 - $149 (8.2% compared to 0.9%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (9.5% compared to 18.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,250 - $1,499 (4.8% compared to 12.1%)