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Gladstone Regional Council area

Local workers - Individual income - Information Media and Telecommunications

In Gladstone Regional Council area, 8.1% of the Information Media and Telecommunications 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 - Information Media and Telecommunications2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Queensland %
Negative Income/ Nil income00.00.5
$1 - $14932.73.1
$150 - $29976.32.7
$300 - $39943.62.7
$400 - $49998.13.6
$500 - $6491412.65.9
$650 - $7991513.59.6
$800 - $9992320.713.5
$1,000 - $1,2491311.714.4
$1,250 - $1,49976.311.1
$1,500 - $1,74976.39.6
$1,750 - $1,99965.46.8
$2,000 - $2,99932.710.6
$3,000 or more00.04.8
Not stated00.01.0

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, Queensland: 1.0% $3,000 or more, Queensland: 4.8% $2,000 - $2,999, Queensland: 10.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Queensland: 6.8% $1,500 - $1,749, Queensland: 9.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Queensland: 11.1% $1,000 - $1,249, Queensland: 14.4% $800 - $999, Queensland: 13.5% $650 - $799, Queensland: 9.6% $500 - $649, Queensland: 5.9% $400 - $499, Queensland: 3.6% $300 - $399, Queensland: 2.7% $150 - $299, Queensland: 2.7% $1 - $149, Queensland: 3.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, Queensland: 0.5% Not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.0% $3,000 or more, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Gladstone Regional Council area: 2.7% $1,750 - $1,999, Gladstone Regional Council area: 5.4% $1,500 - $1,749, Gladstone Regional Council area: 6.3% $1,250 - $1,499, Gladstone Regional Council area: 6.3% $1,000 - $1,249, Gladstone Regional Council area: 11.7% $800 - $999, Gladstone Regional Council area: 20.7% $650 - $799, Gladstone Regional Council area: 13.5% $500 - $649, Gladstone Regional Council area: 12.6% $400 - $499, Gladstone Regional Council area: 8.1% $300 - $399, Gladstone Regional Council area: 3.6% $150 - $299, Gladstone Regional Council area: 6.3% $1 - $149, Gladstone Regional Council area: 2.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.0%
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 Information Media and Telecommunications individual income levels in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 compared to Queensland 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, 8.1% of the Information Media and Telecommunications earned a high income, and 20.7% earned a low income, compared with 22.2% and 12.7% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the weekly income of the Information Media and Telecommunications in Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $800 - $999 (20.7% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $500 - $649 (12.6% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (2.7% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,250 - $1,499 (6.3% compared to 11.1%)

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