City of Fremantle

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In the City of Fremantle, 24.2% of the 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 City of Fremantle 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2021 – by place of work

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Local workers individual income
City of Fremantle - All industries 2021
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Western Australia%
Negative Income/ Nil income1490.50.6
$1 - $1497992.92.8
$150 - $2998363.03.1
$300 - $3999623.53.2
$400 - $4991,1434.13.8
$500 - $6491,8556.76.1
$650 - $7992,1958.07.4
$800 - $9992,80810.29.8
$1,000 - $1,2493,48812.712.2
$1,250 - $1,4992,95910.710.1
$1,500 - $1,7492,6979.89.4
$1,750 - $1,9992,0367.47.3
$2,000 - $2,9993,68913.414.0
$3,000 - $3,4997132.63.6
$3,500 or more1,0063.75.7
Not stated2270.81.0
Total Persons27,562100.0100.0
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the individual income levels in the City of Fremantle in 2021 compared to Western Australia shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 24.2% of the local workers earned a high income, and 14.1% earned a low income, compared with 25.9% and 13.5% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local workers in the City of Fremantle and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $3,500 or more (3.7% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $3,000 - $3,499 (2.6% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1,250 - $1,499 (10.7% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (13.4% compared to 14.0%)

City of Fremantle

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