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Resident workers - Individual income

Coffs Harbour City labour force (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than New South Wales.

The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.

Income statistics in Coffs Harbour City, when analysed with other data sources, such as Age structure, Qualifications, Hours worked and Occupations, help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Coffs Harbour City.  This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers individual income
Coffs Harbour City2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%New South Wales%
Negative Income/ Nil income463.03.7
$1 - $149301.92.8
$150 - $299986.35.1
$300 - $3991137.36.2
$400 - $4991479.57.3
$500 - $64919812.711.4
$650 - $79926717.212.8
$800 - $99927017.413.4
$1,000 - $1,2491197.711.9
$1,250 - $1,499664.26.9
$1,500 - $1,749533.45.1
$1,750 - $1,999422.73.1
$2,000 - $2,999503.24.0
$3,000 or more322.13.7
Not stated241.52.6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers individual income, 2016
Resident workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 2.6% $3,000 or more, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 3.7% $2,000 - $2,999, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 4.0% $1,750 - $1,999, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 3.1% $1,500 - $1,749, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 5.1% $1,250 - $1,499, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 6.9% $1,000 - $1,249, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 11.9% $800 - $999, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 13.4% $650 - $799, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 12.8% $500 - $649, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 11.4% $400 - $499, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 7.3% $300 - $399, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 6.2% $150 - $299, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 5.1% $1 - $149, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 2.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 3.7% Not stated, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 1.5% $3,000 or more, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 2.1% $2,000 - $2,999, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 3.2% $1,750 - $1,999, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 2.7% $1,500 - $1,749, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 3.4% $1,250 - $1,499, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 4.2% $1,000 - $1,249, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 7.7% $800 - $999, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 17.4% $650 - $799, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 17.2% $500 - $649, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 12.7% $400 - $499, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 9.5% $300 - $399, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 7.3% $150 - $299, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 6.3% $1 - $149, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 1.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 3.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) individual income levels in Coffs Harbour City in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 8.0% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned a high income, and 27.9% earned a low income, compared with 10.8% and 25.1% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Coffs Harbour City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $650 - $799 (17.2% compared to 12.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $800 - $999 (17.4% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (7.7% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $1,250 - $1,499 (4.2% compared to 6.9%)

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