Cradle Coast Region
Resident workers - Individual income
The Cradle Coast Region labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Arts and Recreation 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 Cradle Coast Region, 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 Cradle Coast Region. 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|
|Cradle Coast Region||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||Arts and Recreation Services%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||374||0.8||0.7||3101|
|$1 - $149||1,708||3.9||9.7||3102|
|$150 - $299||2,070||4.7||14.3||3103|
|$300 - $399||2,390||5.4||11.3||3104|
|$400 - $499||3,164||7.1||11.5||3105|
|$500 - $649||4,873||11.0||11.1||3106|
|$650 - $799||5,749||13.0||8.3||3107|
|$800 - $999||6,094||13.7||12.0||3108|
|$1,000 - $1,249||5,841||13.2||6.7||3109|
|$1,250 - $1,499||3,643||8.2||6.2||3110|
|$1,500 - $1,749||3,001||6.8||5.5||3111|
|$1,750 - $1,999||1,976||4.5||0.7||3112|
|$2,000 - $2,999||1,980||4.5||1.4||3113|
|$3,000 or more||776||1.8||0.0||3114|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the Cradle Coast Region in 2016 compared to Arts and Recreation 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, 10.7% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 21.9% earned a low income, compared with 2.1% and 47.5% respectively for Arts and Recreation Services.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the Cradle Coast Region and Arts and Recreation Services were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,000 - $1,249 (13.2% compared to 6.7%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $150 - $299 (4.7% compared to 14.3%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $300 - $399 (5.4% compared to 11.3%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $1 - $149 (3.9% compared to 9.7%)