Gladstone Regional Council area
Resident workers - Individual income
Gladstone Regional Council area labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Financial and Insurance 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 Gladstone Regional Council, 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 Gladstone Regional Council. 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||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||Financial and Insurance Services%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||258||1.0||1.9||3101|
|$1 - $149||1,082||4.0||0.0||3102|
|$150 - $299||1,026||3.8||3.8||3103|
|$300 - $399||1,121||4.1||1.5||3104|
|$400 - $499||1,258||4.6||7.3||3105|
|$500 - $649||1,970||7.3||8.0||3106|
|$650 - $799||2,282||8.4||14.2||3107|
|$800 - $999||2,462||9.1||13.0||3108|
|$1,000 - $1,249||2,771||10.2||17.2||3109|
|$1,250 - $1,499||2,360||8.7||10.3||3110|
|$1,500 - $1,749||2,201||8.1||8.0||3111|
|$1,750 - $1,999||1,895||7.0||4.6||3112|
|$2,000 - $2,999||3,888||14.4||8.0||3113|
|$3,000 or more||2,051||7.6||1.9||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 Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 compared to Financial and Insurance Services shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a higher 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 14.6% and 14.6% respectively for Financial and Insurance Services.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in Gladstone Regional Council area and Financial and Insurance Services were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (14.4% compared to 8.0%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (7.6% compared to 1.9%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $1,000 - $1,249 (10.2% compared to 17.2%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (8.4% compared to 14.2%)