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Canberra Region

Sources of income

Households in the Canberra Region have a lower 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
Canberra Region2015/162010/11Change
Name$Regional NSW $$Regional NSW $2010/11 to 2015/16
Wages & salaries67,997.6066,142.9567,556.3963,683.26+441
Property income16,209.3016,601.5417,498.8516,844.61-1,290
Business income15,488.3618,168.7113,223.7214,382.11+2,265
Cash benefits20,266.8621,023.4918,850.0819,542.46+1,417
Total income before tax130,169.67132,480.64127,075.60124,228.36+3,094
Tax paid-17,289.31-17,855.29-15,142.11-14,576.59-2,147
Interest paid-6,589.55-6,280.70-10,664.55-10,034.76+4,075
Other payments/statistical discrepancy11,193.8711,680.3611,485.2611,680.77-291
Total disposable income117,484.68120,125.02112,754.21111,397.77+4,730
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid1.

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 Regional NSW, Cash benefits: 15.9% Regional NSW, Superannuation: 8.0% Regional NSW, Business income: 13.7% Regional NSW, Property income: 12.5% Regional NSW, Wages & salaries: 49.9% Canberra Region, Cash benefits: 15.6% Canberra Region, Superannuation: 7.8% Canberra Region, Business income: 11.9% Canberra Region, Property income: 12.5% Canberra Region, Wages & salaries: 52.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts

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