Cradle Coast Region

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Cradle Coast Region

Resident workers - Individual income

The Cradle Coast Region labour force have a similar proportion of persons with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

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

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

Data source

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

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Resident workers individual income
Cradle Coast Region - Persons 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services%
Negative Income/ Nil income3740.80.7
$1 - $1491,7083.91.8
$150 - $2992,0704.71.5
$300 - $3992,3905.43.1
$400 - $4993,1647.17.4
$500 - $6494,87311.012.3
$650 - $7995,74913.014.7
$800 - $9996,09413.719.0
$1,000 - $1,2495,84113.212.0
$1,250 - $1,4993,6438.28.3
$1,500 - $1,7493,0016.86.6
$1,750 - $1,9991,9764.53.1
$2,000 - $2,9991,9804.56.1
$3,000 or more7761.83.5
Not stated6961.60
Total Persons44,335100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the Cradle Coast Region in 2016 compared to Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services shows that there was a similar proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 10.7% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 21.9% earned a low income, compared with 12.7% and 14.4% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the Cradle Coast Region and Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (13.7% compared to 19.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $150 - $299 (4.7% compared to 1.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $300 - $399 (5.4% compared to 3.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1 - $149 (3.9% compared to 1.8%)

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Cradle Coast Region

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