Camden CouncilEconomic profile
Skip to content

Camden Council area

Sources of income

Households in Camden Council area have a lower amount of disposable income compared to Greater Sydney.

Household disposable income is a measure of the amount of income available to an average household in the area. It varies depending on the jobs held by the residents, amount of property and business income, and cash benefits provided by government, which are related to the socio-economic status of the area. Areas with high unemployment, large numbers of retirees and others out of the workforce may have a high cash benefits component.

This information gives an insight into both the sources of income and how much your residents have available to spend in the area. This dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Worker productivity, Local workers income data, and Gross Regional Product data on the size of the residential economy.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Sources of income per household
Camden Council area2015/162010/11Change
Name$Greater Sydney $$Greater Sydney $2010/11 to 2015/16
Wages & salaries102,697.5497,102.49110,404.2495,435.60-7,707
Property income17,342.8821,869.3419,297.9423,585.57-1,955
Business income14,502.6623,055.2512,924.8616,762.52+1,578
Cash benefits12,688.0614,530.4712,799.9713,577.47-112
Total income before tax158,581.67169,146.19167,218.87161,134.04-8,637
Tax paid-24,579.80-28,263.31-24,432.30-24,227.74-147
Interest paid-11,733.03-10,810.92-17,574.36-14,662.89+5,841
Other payments/statistical discrepancy21,712.6419,794.7821,981.0918,514.00-268
Total disposable income143,981.49149,966.74147,193.29140,857.42-3,212
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.520.510.520.56--

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Sources of income per household
Sources of income per household Greater Sydney, Cash benefits: 8.6% Greater Sydney, Superannuation: 7.4% Greater Sydney, Business income: 13.6% Greater Sydney, Property income: 12.9% Greater Sydney, Wages & salaries: 57.4% Camden Council area, Cash benefits: 8.0% Camden Council area, Superannuation: 7.2% Camden Council area, Business income: 9.1% Camden Council area, Property income: 10.9% Camden Council area, Wages & salaries: 64.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts

To continue building your economic story go to...