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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 Queensland.

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 area, 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 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 area2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Queensland%
Negative Income/ Nil income2581.00.8
$1 - $1491,0824.03.5
$150 - $2991,0263.83.9
$300 - $3991,1214.14.3
$400 - $4991,2584.65.2
$500 - $6491,9707.38.6
$650 - $7992,2828.411.1
$800 - $9992,4629.113.1
$1,000 - $1,2492,77110.213.5
$1,250 - $1,4992,3608.79.4
$1,500 - $1,7492,2018.18.1
$1,750 - $1,9991,8957.05.3
$2,000 - $2,9993,88814.47.6
$3,000 or more2,0517.64.1
Not stated4481.71.6

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

Resident workers individual income, 2016
Resident workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, Queensland : 1.6% $3,000 or more, Queensland : 4.1% $2,000 - $2,999, Queensland : 7.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Queensland : 5.3% $1,500 - $1,749, Queensland : 8.1% $1,250 - $1,499, Queensland : 9.4% $1,000 - $1,249, Queensland : 13.5% $800 - $999, Queensland : 13.1% $650 - $799, Queensland : 11.1% $500 - $649, Queensland : 8.6% $400 - $499, Queensland : 5.2% $300 - $399, Queensland : 4.3% $150 - $299, Queensland : 3.9% $1 - $149, Queensland : 3.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Queensland : 0.8% Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 1.7% $3,000 or more, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 7.6% $2,000 - $2,999, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 14.4% $1,750 - $1,999, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 7.0% $1,500 - $1,749, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 8.1% $1,250 - $1,499, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 8.7% $1,000 - $1,249, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 10.2% $800 - $999, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 9.1% $650 - $799, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 8.4% $500 - $649, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 7.3% $400 - $499, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 4.6% $300 - $399, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 4.1% $150 - $299, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 3.8% $1 - $149, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 4.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Gladstone Regional Council area - All industries: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

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 higher 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, 28.9% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 17.5% earned a low income, compared with 17.0% and 17.7% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (14.4% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (7.6% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (9.1% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $1,000 - $1,249 (10.2% compared to 13.5%)

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