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Resident workers - Individual income

Cairns labour force (Manufacturing) have a [Econ_LF_Income].[Compare_high] proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) [Econ_LF_Income].[Compare_hightext] Queensland.

The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.

Income statistics in Cairns Regional Council, 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 Cairns Regional Council.  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, 2016
Resident workers individual income, 2016
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers (Manufacturing) individual income levels in Cairns in 2016 compared to Queensland shows that there was a [Econ_LF_Income].[Compare_high] proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) [Econ_LF_Income].[Compare_Join] [Econ_LF_Income].[Compare_low] proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, [Econ_LF_Income].[Sum_high].{0:0.0}% of the resident workers (Manufacturing) earned a high income, and [Econ_LF_Income].[Sum_low].{0:0.0}% earned a low income, compared with [Econ_LF_Income].[Sum_BM_high].{0:0.0}% and [Econ_LF_Income].[Sum_BM_low].{0:0.0}% respectively for Queensland.