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Gladstone Regional Council area

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In Gladstone Regional Council area, 29.9% of the 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 - All industries2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%South East Queensland %
Negative Income/ Nil income2430.90.7
$1 - $1491,0564.03.5
$150 - $2999733.73.9
$300 - $3991,0794.14.2
$400 - $4991,1914.55.0
$500 - $6491,9277.28.3
$650 - $7992,1838.211.0
$800 - $9992,4059.013.1
$1,000 - $1,2492,72110.213.7
$1,250 - $1,4992,2948.69.6
$1,500 - $1,7492,1548.18.4
$1,750 - $1,9991,8717.05.3
$2,000 - $2,9993,92414.87.6
$3,000 or more2,1638.14.3
Not stated4171.61.4

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, South East Queensland: 1.4% $3,000 or more, South East Queensland: 4.3% $2,000 - $2,999, South East Queensland: 7.6% $1,750 - $1,999, South East Queensland: 5.3% $1,500 - $1,749, South East Queensland: 8.4% $1,250 - $1,499, South East Queensland: 9.6% $1,000 - $1,249, South East Queensland: 13.7% $800 - $999, South East Queensland: 13.1% $650 - $799, South East Queensland: 11.0% $500 - $649, South East Queensland: 8.3% $400 - $499, South East Queensland: 5.0% $300 - $399, South East Queensland: 4.2% $150 - $299, South East Queensland: 3.9% $1 - $149, South East Queensland: 3.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, South East Queensland: 0.7% Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.6% $3,000 or more, Gladstone Regional Council area: 8.1% $2,000 - $2,999, Gladstone Regional Council area: 14.8% $1,750 - $1,999, Gladstone Regional Council area: 7.0% $1,500 - $1,749, Gladstone Regional Council area: 8.1% $1,250 - $1,499, Gladstone Regional Council area: 8.6% $1,000 - $1,249, Gladstone Regional Council area: 10.2% $800 - $999, Gladstone Regional Council area: 9.0% $650 - $799, Gladstone Regional Council area: 8.2% $500 - $649, Gladstone Regional Council area: 7.2% $400 - $499, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.5% $300 - $399, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.1% $150 - $299, Gladstone Regional Council area: 3.7% $1 - $149, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.9%
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 individual income levels in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 compared to South East 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, 29.9% of the earned a high income, and 17.1% earned a low income, compared with 17.2% and 17.3% respectively for South East Queensland.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (14.8% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $3,000 or more (8.1% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $800 - $999 (9.0% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (10.2% compared to 13.7%)

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