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King Island Council area

Sources of income

Households in King Island Council area have a higher amount of disposable income compared to Greater Hobart.

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
King Island Council area2017/182012/13Change
Name$Greater Hobart $$Greater Hobart $2012/13 to 2017/18
Wages & salaries56,021.9161,716.4245,971.3859,536.49+10,051
Property income16,884.0214,840.8813,466.3415,145.70+3,418
Business income70,827.215,441.8458,056.003,247.63+12,771
Cash benefits26,860.8117,654.5422,035.2119,241.95+4,826
Total income before tax178,876.47108,021.09145,341.72104,876.05+33,535
Tax paid-24,118.13-14,202.97-18,073.65-12,904.95-6,044
Interest paid-3,585.93-5,323.05-4,704.83-7,039.50+1,119
Other payments/statistical discrepancy27,820.1810,632.8425,780.1411,025.73+2,040
Total disposable income178,992.5899,227.92148,343.3996,057.33+30,649
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid1.

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 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 King Island Council area, Cash benefits: 15.0% King Island Council area, Superannuation: 4.6% King Island Council area, Business income: 39.6% King Island Council area, Property income: 9.4% King Island Council area, Wages & salaries: 31.3% Greater Hobart, Cash benefits: 16.3% Greater Hobart, Superannuation: 7.7% Greater Hobart, Business income: 5.0% Greater Hobart, Property income: 13.7% Greater Hobart, Wages & salaries: 57.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts

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