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Camden Council area

Resident workers - Individual income

Camden Council area labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

Income statistics in Camden Council area, 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 Camden Council area.  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
Camden Council area2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Health Care and Social Assistance%
Negative Income/ Nil income2390.60.3
$1 - $1491,3173.31.3
$150 - $2991,3503.42.5
$300 - $3991,3993.54.0
$400 - $4991,6924.25.5
$500 - $6492,8007.09.2
$650 - $7993,7829.413.6
$800 - $9994,91312.314.5
$1,000 - $1,2495,81014.516.0
$1,250 - $1,4994,47811.29.9
$1,500 - $1,7493,8229.57.7
$1,750 - $1,9992,8237.15.4
$2,000 - $2,9993,7169.36.9
$3,000 or more1,2573.12.0
Not stated6341.61.2

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

Resident workers individual income, 2016
Resident workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 1.2% $3,000 or more, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 2.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 6.9% $1,750 - $1,999, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 5.4% $1,500 - $1,749, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 7.7% $1,250 - $1,499, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 9.9% $1,000 - $1,249, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 16.0% $800 - $999, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 14.5% $650 - $799, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 13.6% $500 - $649, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 9.2% $400 - $499, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 5.5% $300 - $399, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 4.0% $150 - $299, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 2.5% $1 - $149, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 1.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Camden Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 0.3% Not stated, Camden Council area - All industries: 1.6% $3,000 or more, Camden Council area - All industries: 3.1% $2,000 - $2,999, Camden Council area - All industries: 9.3% $1,750 - $1,999, Camden Council area - All industries: 7.1% $1,500 - $1,749, Camden Council area - All industries: 9.5% $1,250 - $1,499, Camden Council area - All industries: 11.2% $1,000 - $1,249, Camden Council area - All industries: 14.5% $800 - $999, Camden Council area - All industries: 12.3% $650 - $799, Camden Council area - All industries: 9.4% $500 - $649, Camden Council area - All industries: 7.0% $400 - $499, Camden Council area - All industries: 4.2% $300 - $399, Camden Council area - All industries: 3.5% $150 - $299, Camden Council area - All industries: 3.4% $1 - $149, Camden Council area - All industries: 3.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Camden Council area - All industries: 0.6%
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 resident workers individual income levels in Camden Council area in 2016 compared to Health Care and Social Assistance shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 19.5% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 15.0% earned a low income, compared with 14.3% and 13.6% respectively for Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in Camden Council area and Health Care and Social Assistance were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (9.3% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (9.4% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (7.0% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (12.3% compared to 14.5%)

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