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Yass Valley Council area

Sources of income

Households in Yass Valley 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
Yass Valley Council area2015/162010/11Change
Name$Regional NSW $$Regional NSW $2010/11 to 2015/16
Wages & salaries91,336.3766,142.9598,884.5763,683.26-7,548
Property income18,561.2916,601.5421,742.3016,844.61-3,181
Business income16,441.6418,168.7116,947.1114,382.11-505
Cash benefits14,793.9421,023.4915,376.3219,542.46-582
Total income before tax152,301.14132,480.64165,131.23124,228.36-12,830
Tax paid-23,907.98-17,855.29-24,223.85-14,576.59+316
Interest paid-9,353.55-6,280.70-14,635.43-10,034.76+5,282
Other payments/statistical discrepancy16,825.6411,680.3616,995.3111,680.77-170
Total disposable income135,865.25120,125.02143,267.27111,397.77-7,402
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.621.180.631.34--

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 Yass Valley Council area, Cash benefits: 9.7% Yass Valley Council area, Superannuation: 7.3% Yass Valley Council area, Business income: 10.8% Yass Valley Council area, Property income: 12.2% Yass Valley Council area, Wages & salaries: 60.0% 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%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts

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