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Gladstone Regional Council area

Local workers - Individual income - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

In Gladstone Regional Council area, 57.4% of the Professional, Scientific and Technical 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 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Accommoda-tion and Food Services %
Negative Income/ Nil income201.21.6
$1 - $149311.818.4
$150 - $299352.010.4
$300 - $399331.99.3
$400 - $499331.99.7
$500 - $649643.713.2
$650 - $799724.211.1
$800 - $999985.710.0
$1,000 - $1,2491146.67.7
$1,250 - $1,4991106.43.1
$1,500 - $1,749985.71.3
$1,750 - $1,999945.50.9
$2,000 - $2,99942224.51.4
$3,000 or more47127.40.5
Not stated261.51.4

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, 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% Not stated, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 1.5% $3,000 or more, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 27.4% $2,000 - $2,999, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 24.5% $1,750 - $1,999, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 5.5% $1,500 - $1,749, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 5.7% $1,250 - $1,499, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 6.4% $1,000 - $1,249, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 6.6% $800 - $999, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 5.7% $650 - $799, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 4.2% $500 - $649, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 3.7% $400 - $499, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 1.9% $300 - $399, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 1.9% $150 - $299, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 2.0% $1 - $149, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 1.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 1.2%
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 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services individual income levels in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 compared to the Accommodation and Food Services workforce within Gladstone Regional Council area shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 57.4% of the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services earned a high income, and 8.8% earned a low income, compared with 2.8% and 49.4% respectively for the Accommodation and Food Services workforce within Gladstone Regional Council area.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $3,000 or more (27.4% compared to 0.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (24.5% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1 - $149 (1.8% compared to 18.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $500 - $649 (3.7% compared to 13.2%)

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