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Cook Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

The Cook Shire labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Other Services.

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

Income statistics in Cook Shire, 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 Cook Shire.  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
Cook Shire2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Other Services%
Negative Income/ Nil income281.60.0
$1 - $149311.84.8
$150 - $299764.511.3
$300 - $399955.66.5
$400 - $4991156.714.5
$500 - $64917410.222.6
$650 - $79923013.524.2
$800 - $99922613.211.3
$1,000 - $1,24923713.94.8
$1,250 - $1,4991478.60.0
$1,500 - $1,7491136.60.0
$1,750 - $1,999704.10.0
$2,000 - $2,999814.70.0
$3,000 or more241.40.0
Not stated603.50.0

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, Cook Shire - Other Services : 0.0% $3,000 or more, Cook Shire - Other Services : 0.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Cook Shire - Other Services : 0.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Cook Shire - Other Services : 0.0% $1,500 - $1,749, Cook Shire - Other Services : 0.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Cook Shire - Other Services : 0.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Cook Shire - Other Services : 4.8% $800 - $999, Cook Shire - Other Services : 11.3% $650 - $799, Cook Shire - Other Services : 24.2% $500 - $649, Cook Shire - Other Services : 22.6% $400 - $499, Cook Shire - Other Services : 14.5% $300 - $399, Cook Shire - Other Services : 6.5% $150 - $299, Cook Shire - Other Services : 11.3% $1 - $149, Cook Shire - Other Services : 4.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Cook Shire - Other Services : 0.0% Not stated, Cook Shire - All industries: 3.5% $3,000 or more, Cook Shire - All industries: 1.4% $2,000 - $2,999, Cook Shire - All industries: 4.7% $1,750 - $1,999, Cook Shire - All industries: 4.1% $1,500 - $1,749, Cook Shire - All industries: 6.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Cook Shire - All industries: 8.6% $1,000 - $1,249, Cook Shire - All industries: 13.9% $800 - $999, Cook Shire - All industries: 13.2% $650 - $799, Cook Shire - All industries: 13.5% $500 - $649, Cook Shire - All industries: 10.2% $400 - $499, Cook Shire - All industries: 6.7% $300 - $399, Cook Shire - All industries: 5.6% $150 - $299, Cook Shire - All industries: 4.5% $1 - $149, Cook Shire - All industries: 1.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Cook Shire - All industries: 1.6%
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 individual income levels in the Cook Shire in 2016 compared to Other Services shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 10.3% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 20.2% earned a low income, compared with 0.0% and 37.1% respectively for Other Services.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the Cook Shire and Other Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,000 - $1,249 (13.9% compared to 4.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,250 - $1,499 (8.6% compared to 0.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (10.2% compared to 22.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (13.5% compared to 24.2%)

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