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Gladstone Regional Council area

Local workers - Individual income - Public Administration and Safety

In Gladstone Regional Council area, 16.4% of the Public Administration and Safety 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 - Public Administration and Safety2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Total industries %
Negative Income/ Nil income60.50.9
$1 - $14980.74.0
$150 - $299110.93.7
$300 - $399242.04.1
$400 - $499191.64.5
$500 - $649484.17.2
$650 - $799685.88.2
$800 - $9991089.29.0
$1,000 - $1,24923820.210.2
$1,250 - $1,49927223.18.6
$1,500 - $1,74917615.08.1
$1,750 - $1,999837.17.0
$2,000 - $2,999887.514.8
$3,000 or more221.98.1
Not stated50.41.6

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, Public Administration and Safety: 0.4% $3,000 or more, Public Administration and Safety: 1.9% $2,000 - $2,999, Public Administration and Safety: 7.5% $1,750 - $1,999, Public Administration and Safety: 7.1% $1,500 - $1,749, Public Administration and Safety: 15.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Public Administration and Safety: 23.1% $1,000 - $1,249, Public Administration and Safety: 20.2% $800 - $999, Public Administration and Safety: 9.2% $650 - $799, Public Administration and Safety: 5.8% $500 - $649, Public Administration and Safety: 4.1% $400 - $499, Public Administration and Safety: 1.6% $300 - $399, Public Administration and Safety: 2.0% $150 - $299, Public Administration and Safety: 0.9% $1 - $149, Public Administration and Safety: 0.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Public Administration and Safety: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the Public Administration and Safety 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) as well as a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 16.4% of the Public Administration and Safety earned a high income, and 5.8% 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 Public Administration and Safety in Gladstone Regional Council area and the total workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1,250 - $1,499 (23.1% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (20.2% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1,500 - $1,749 (15.0% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (7.5% compared to 14.8%)

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