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Gladstone Regional Council area

Local workers - Individual income - Accommodation and Food Services

In Gladstone Regional Council area, 2.8% of the Accommodation and Food Services earned $1,750 or more per week.

Individual Income is an indicator of socio-economic status, skills and occupations required in a particular industry. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to evaluate the economic opportunities of people in an industry.

The amount of income an individual receives is linked to a number of factors including the person's employment status, age, qualifications and type of employment undertaken by the person.

Wages in Gladstone Regional Council area can vary greatly across industry sectors. As well as being related to the type of jobs and qualifications required in a particular industry, income levels can be related to the level of part-time employment, Occupations, Qualifications and the Age structure of the local workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Local workers individual income
Gladstone Regional Council area - Accommodation and Food Services2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Total industries %
Negative Income/ Nil income311.60.9
$1 - $14934918.44.0
$150 - $29919610.43.7
$300 - $3991769.34.1
$400 - $4991849.74.5
$500 - $64924913.27.2
$650 - $79921111.18.2
$800 - $99918910.09.0
$1,000 - $1,2491467.710.2
$1,250 - $1,499593.18.6
$1,500 - $1,749241.38.1
$1,750 - $1,999170.97.0
$2,000 - $2,999271.414.8
$3,000 or more90.58.1
Not stated261.41.6

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

Local workers individual income, 2016
Local workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, All industries: 1.6% $3,000 or more, All industries: 8.1% $2,000 - $2,999, All industries: 14.8% $1,750 - $1,999, All industries: 7.0% $1,500 - $1,749, All industries: 8.1% $1,250 - $1,499, All industries: 8.6% $1,000 - $1,249, All industries: 10.2% $800 - $999, All industries: 9.0% $650 - $799, All industries: 8.2% $500 - $649, All industries: 7.2% $400 - $499, All industries: 4.5% $300 - $399, All industries: 4.1% $150 - $299, All industries: 3.7% $1 - $149, All industries: 4.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, All industries: 0.9% Not stated, Accommodation and Food Services: 1.4% $3,000 or more, Accommodation and Food Services: 0.5% $2,000 - $2,999, Accommodation and Food Services: 1.4% $1,750 - $1,999, Accommodation and Food Services: 0.9% $1,500 - $1,749, Accommodation and Food Services: 1.3% $1,250 - $1,499, Accommodation and Food Services: 3.1% $1,000 - $1,249, Accommodation and Food Services: 7.7% $800 - $999, Accommodation and Food Services: 10.0% $650 - $799, Accommodation and Food Services: 11.1% $500 - $649, Accommodation and Food Services: 13.2% $400 - $499, Accommodation and Food Services: 9.7% $300 - $399, Accommodation and Food Services: 9.3% $150 - $299, Accommodation and Food Services: 10.4% $1 - $149, Accommodation and Food Services: 18.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Accommodation and Food Services: 1.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the Accommodation and Food Services individual income levels in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 compared to the total workforce within Gladstone Regional Council area shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 2.8% of the Accommodation and Food Services earned a high income, and 49.4% earned a low income, compared with 29.9% and 17.1% respectively for the total workforce within Gladstone Regional Council area.

The major differences between the weekly income of the Accommodation and Food Services in Gladstone Regional Council area and the total workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1 - $149 (18.4% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (1.4% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $3,000 or more (0.5% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,500 - $1,749 (1.3% compared to 8.1%)

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