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Hilltops Council area

Sources of income

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Households in Hilltops Council area have a higher amount of disposable income compared to Regional NSW.

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
Hilltops Council area2016/172011/12Change
Name$Regional NSW $$Regional NSW $2011/12 to 2016/17
Wages & salaries51,521.8165,610.1352,051.2868,301.87-529
Property income14,258.0616,069.1214,469.9117,580.67-212
Business income31,209.9118,374.8725,271.5915,013.68+5,938
Cash benefits19,274.0720,914.4521,855.9621,065.58-2,582
Total income before tax124,300.94130,904.06121,350.88132,016.97+2,950
Tax paid-15,314.65-17,714.58-12,626.29-16,395.49-2,688
Interest paid-4,916.52-5,917.09-7,527.47-10,301.32+2,611
Other payments/statistical discrepancy16,246.3612,239.2917,302.3413,281.40-1,056
Total disposable income120,316.14119,611.68118,499.46118,701.56+1,817
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid1.261.181.731.28--

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

Data are based on a 2015-16 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

Sources of income per household
Sources of income per household Hilltops Council area, Cash benefits: 15.5% Hilltops Council area, Superannuation: 6.5% Hilltops Council area, Business income: 25.1% Hilltops Council area, Property income: 11.5% Hilltops Council area, Wages & salaries: 41.4% Regional NSW, Cash benefits: 16.0% Regional NSW, Superannuation: 7.6% Regional NSW, Business income: 14.0% Regional NSW, Property income: 12.3% Regional NSW, Wages & salaries: 50.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts

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