Cardinia Shire

Local workers - Individual income - Public Administration and Safety

In Cardinia Shire, 21.1% of the Public Administration and Safety 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 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers individual income
Cardinia Shire - Public Administration and Safety 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Victoria%
Negative Income/ Nil income000.2
$1 - $14971.10.7
$150 - $299142.21.5
$300 - $39960.91.6
$400 - $499121.92.4
$500 - $649406.34.2
$650 - $799457.06.3
$800 - $9996710.510.1
$1,000 - $1,24910917.116.1
$1,250 - $1,4999615.015.6
$1,500 - $1,74910115.814.5
$1,750 - $1,999629.79.8
$2,000 - $2,9996510.212.5
$3,000 or more81.33.4
Not stated71.11.1
Total Persons639100.0100.0

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 individual income levels in Cardinia Shire in 2016 compared to Victoria shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 21.1% of the local workers (Public Administration and Safety) earned a high income, and 6.1% earned a low income, compared with 25.6% and 6.4% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local workers (Public Administration and Safety) in Cardinia Shire and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers (Public Administration and Safety) who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (10.2% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers (Public Administration and Safety) who earned $3,000 or more (1.3% compared to 3.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers (Public Administration and Safety) who earned $500 - $649 (6.3% compared to 4.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers (Public Administration and Safety) who earned $1,500 - $1,749 (15.8% compared to 14.5%)

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