Cardinia Shire

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In Cardinia Shire, 15.5% of the 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 Cardinia Shire 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 2021 – by place of work

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Local workers individual income
Cardinia Shire - All industries 2021
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Victoria%
Negative Income/ Nil income2840.90.7
$1 - $1491,4974.82.7
$150 - $2991,2914.13.0
$300 - $3991,2023.83.1
$400 - $4991,6495.23.9
$500 - $6492,5388.16.4
$650 - $7993,25910.48.2
$800 - $9994,15813.211.4
$1,000 - $1,2494,43114.113.4
$1,250 - $1,4993,1279.910.5
$1,500 - $1,7492,5248.09.4
$1,750 - $1,9991,6915.46.8
$2,000 - $2,9992,3387.411.8
$3,000 - $3,4994541.42.8
$3,500 or more6502.14.9
Not stated3911.21.1
Total Persons31,484100.0100.0
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the individual income levels in Cardinia Shire in 2021 compared to Victoria shows that there was a lower 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, 15.5% of the local workers earned a high income, and 18.8% earned a low income, compared with 22.5% and 13.3% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local workers in Cardinia Shire and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (7.4% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $3,500 or more (2.1% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $650 - $799 (10.4% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1 - $149 (4.8% compared to 2.7%)

Cardinia Shire

economic profile