City of Brimbank

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In the City of Brimbank, 7.1% of the female local workers 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 the 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, Qualification and the Age structure of the local workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.

Data source

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

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Local workers individual income
City of Brimbank - All industries - Females 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Professional, Scientific and Technical Services%
Negative Income/ Nil income2270.80
$1 - $1491,3414.82.1
$150 - $2991,6776.05.3
$300 - $3991,7186.16.3
$400 - $4991,9787.15.8
$500 - $6493,05210.910.6
$650 - $7993,81013.613.9
$800 - $9993,94114.116.9
$1,000 - $1,2493,76213.415.1
$1,250 - $1,4992,3068.29.3
$1,500 - $1,7491,6615.97.0
$1,750 - $1,9999563.42.6
$2,000 - $2,9997392.62.3
$3,000 or more3031.11.9
Not stated5642.01.0
Total Females28,035100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the female individual income levels in the City of Brimbank in 2016 compared to Professional, Scientific and Technical Services shows that there was a similar 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, 7.1% of the female local workers earned a high income, and 24.8% earned a low income, compared with 6.8% and 19.5% respectively for Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the weekly income of the female local workers in the City of Brimbank and Professional, Scientific and Technical Services were:

  • A smaller percentage of female local workers who earned $800 - $999 (14.1% compared to 16.9%)
  • A larger percentage of female local workers who earned $1 - $149 (4.8% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of female local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (13.4% compared to 15.1%)
  • A larger percentage of female local workers who earned $400 - $499 (7.1% compared to 5.8%)

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