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Local workers - Individual income - Health Care and Social Assistance

In the City of Brimbank, 12.6% of the Health Care and Social Assistance 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 - Health Care and Social Assistance2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Victoria %
Negative Income/ Nil income240.30.3
$1 - $149901.21.5
$150 - $2992162.83.3
$300 - $3993304.34.3
$400 - $4994485.86.0
$500 - $6497569.810.7
$650 - $7991,02613.212.9
$800 - $9991,15114.814.6
$1,000 - $1,2491,21015.614.3
$1,250 - $1,49978510.19.6
$1,500 - $1,7496238.07.3
$1,750 - $1,9993264.24.1
$2,000 - $2,9993694.85.0
$3,000 or more2813.64.6
Not stated1161.51.4

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, Victoria: 1.4% $3,000 or more, Victoria: 4.6% $2,000 - $2,999, Victoria: 5.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Victoria: 4.1% $1,500 - $1,749, Victoria: 7.3% $1,250 - $1,499, Victoria: 9.6% $1,000 - $1,249, Victoria: 14.3% $800 - $999, Victoria: 14.6% $650 - $799, Victoria: 12.9% $500 - $649, Victoria: 10.7% $400 - $499, Victoria: 6.0% $300 - $399, Victoria: 4.3% $150 - $299, Victoria: 3.3% $1 - $149, Victoria: 1.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Victoria: 0.3% Not stated, City of Brimbank: 1.5% $3,000 or more, City of Brimbank: 3.6% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Brimbank: 4.8% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Brimbank: 4.2% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Brimbank: 8.0% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Brimbank: 10.1% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Brimbank: 15.6% $800 - $999, City of Brimbank: 14.8% $650 - $799, City of Brimbank: 13.2% $500 - $649, City of Brimbank: 9.8% $400 - $499, City of Brimbank: 5.8% $300 - $399, City of Brimbank: 4.3% $150 - $299, City of Brimbank: 2.8% $1 - $149, City of Brimbank: 1.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Brimbank: 0.3%
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 Health Care and Social Assistance 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) as well as a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 12.6% of the Health Care and Social Assistance earned a high income, and 14.3% earned a low income, compared with 13.7% and 15.5% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the Health Care and Social Assistance in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (15.6% compared to 14.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $3,000 or more (3.6% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $500 - $649 (9.8% compared to 10.7%)

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