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Gladstone Regional Council area

Resident workers - Individual income

Gladstone Regional Council area labour force (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) have a similar proportion of persons with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Queensland.

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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers individual income
Gladstone Regional Council area - Persons 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Queensland%
Negative Income/ Nil income397.54.3
$1 - $149254.83.1
$150 - $299366.95.2
$300 - $399509.66.2
$400 - $499499.47.0
$500 - $6495210.011.1
$650 - $7995410.314.2
$800 - $999499.414.2
$1,000 - $1,2495310.211.8
$1,250 - $1,499285.46.6
$1,500 - $1,749295.64.6
$1,750 - $1,99991.72.6
$2,000 - $2,999132.53.2
$3,000 or more203.83.3
Not stated163.12.7
Total Persons522100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 compared to Queensland shows that there was a similar 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, 8.0% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned a high income, and 38.1% earned a low income, compared with 9.1% and 25.8% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $800 - $999 (9.4% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $650 - $799 (10.3% compared to 14.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $300 - $399 (9.6% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned Negative Income/ Nil income (7.5% compared to 4.3%)

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