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Gladstone Regional Council area

Sources of income

Households in Gladstone Regional Council area have a lower amount of disposable income compared to Queensland.

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
Gladstone Regional Council area2017/182012/13Change
Name$Queensland $$Queensland $2012/13 to 2017/18
Wages & salaries105,442.7978,860.31122,514.4481,718.66-17,072
Property income13,790.2816,416.0816,510.8617,656.69-2,721
Business income7,159.5612,133.307,566.8812,211.09-407
Superannuation8,245.609,669.269,427.459,431.08-1,182
Cash benefits11,841.6915,841.9410,830.0516,934.82+1,012
Total income before tax146,479.91132,920.88166,849.69137,952.34-20,370
Tax paid-32,952.26-20,768.42-31,647.31-19,735.35-1,305
Interest paid-9,800.36-7,789.31-11,442.29-10,751.81+1,642
Other payments/statistical discrepancy9,881.7613,917.8819,293.6714,811.41-9,412
Total disposable income113,609.05118,381.04143,053.77122,376.58-29,445
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.360.760.340.86--

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Queensland, Cash benefits: 11.9% Queensland, Superannuation: 7.3% Queensland, Business income: 9.1% Queensland, Property income: 12.4% Queensland, Wages & salaries: 59.3% Gladstone Regional Council area, Cash benefits: 8.1% Gladstone Regional Council area, Superannuation: 5.6% Gladstone Regional Council area, Business income: 4.9% Gladstone Regional Council area, Property income: 9.4% Gladstone Regional Council area, Wages & salaries: 72.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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