Gladstone Regional Council area
Resident workers - Individual income
Gladstone Regional Council area labour force have a higher proportion of persons with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Retail Trade.
The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.
Income statistics Gladstone Regional Council area, 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 Gladstone Regional Council area. 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|
|Gladstone Regional Council area - Persons||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||Retail Trade%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||258||1.0||1.0|
|$1 - $149||1,082||4.0||12.8|
|$150 - $299||1,026||3.8||9.5|
|$300 - $399||1,121||4.1||8.8|
|$400 - $499||1,258||4.6||9.8|
|$500 - $649||1,970||7.3||13.2|
|$650 - $799||2,282||8.4||14.9|
|$800 - $999||2,462||9.1||11.4|
|$1,000 - $1,249||2,771||10.2||6.9|
|$1,250 - $1,499||2,360||8.7||3.4|
|$1,500 - $1,749||2,201||8.1||2.2|
|$1,750 - $1,999||1,895||7.0||1.3|
|$2,000 - $2,999||3,888||14.4||1.7|
|$3,000 or more||2,051||7.6||1.4|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 compared to Retail Trade shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).
Overall, 28.9% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 17.5% earned a low income, compared with 4.4% and 41.9% respectively for Victoria.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in Gladstone Regional Council area and Retail Trade were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (14.4% compared to 1.7%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $1 - $149 (4.0% compared to 12.8%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (8.4% compared to 14.9%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (7.6% compared to 1.4%)