Cradle Coast Region
Local workers - Individual income - Public Administration and Safety
In the Cradle Coast Region, 15.5% of the Public Administration and Safety local workers earned $1,750 or more per week.
Individual Income is an indicator of socio-economic status, skills and occupations required in a particular industry. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to evaluate the economic opportunities of people in an industry.
The amount of income an individual receives is linked to a number of factors including the person's employment status, age, qualifications and type of employment undertaken by the person.
Wages in the Cradle Coast Region can vary greatly across industry sectors. As well as being related to the type of jobs and qualifications required in a particular industry, income levels can be related to the level of part-time employment, Occupations, Qualification and the Age structure of the local workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers individual income|
|Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||Arts and Recreation Services%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||6||0.3||0.8|
|$1 - $149||3||0.1||11.5|
|$150 - $299||36||1.7||15.9|
|$300 - $399||55||2.6||9.6|
|$400 - $499||67||3.1||12.0|
|$500 - $649||116||5.4||12.2|
|$650 - $799||188||8.8||7.6|
|$800 - $999||279||13.1||14.6|
|$1,000 - $1,249||471||22.1||7.0|
|$1,250 - $1,499||318||14.9||4.9|
|$1,500 - $1,749||249||11.7||2.1|
|$1,750 - $1,999||175||8.2||1.8|
|$2,000 - $2,999||125||5.9||0|
|$3,000 or more||30||1.4||0|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the 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 higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).
Overall, 15.5% of the local workers (Public Administration and Safety) earned a high income, and 7.8% earned a low income, compared with 1.8% and 49.7% respectively for Arts and Recreation Services.
The major differences between the weekly income of the local workers (Public Administration and Safety) in the Cradle Coast Region and Arts and Recreation Services were:
- A larger percentage of local workers (Public Administration and Safety) who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (22.1% compared to 7.0%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers (Public Administration and Safety) who earned $150 - $299 (1.7% compared to 15.9%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers (Public Administration and Safety) who earned $1 - $149 (0.1% compared to 11.5%)
- A larger percentage of local workers (Public Administration and Safety) who earned $1,250 - $1,499 (14.9% compared to 4.9%)