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City of Armadale

Resident workers - Individual income

City of Armadale labour force have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Western Australia.

The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.

Income statistics in Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region), when analysed with other data sources, such as Age structure, Qualifications, Hours worked and Occupations, help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region).  This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers individual income
City of Armadale2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Western Australia%
Negative Income/ Nil income2340.60.8
$1 - $1491,2103.33.5
$150 - $2991,3243.63.9
$300 - $3991,3933.84.0
$400 - $4991,6854.64.7
$500 - $6492,7567.67.2
$650 - $7993,4429.58.5
$800 - $9994,64612.810.7
$1,000 - $1,2495,41014.912.6
$1,250 - $1,4993,83810.69.6
$1,500 - $1,7493,3169.18.6
$1,750 - $1,9992,1656.06.5
$2,000 - $2,9993,1218.611.2
$3,000 or more1,2063.36.7
Not stated5421.51.5

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

Resident workers individual income, 2016
Resident workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, Western Australia : 1.5% $3,000 or more, Western Australia : 6.7% $2,000 - $2,999, Western Australia : 11.2% $1,750 - $1,999, Western Australia : 6.5% $1,500 - $1,749, Western Australia : 8.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Western Australia : 9.6% $1,000 - $1,249, Western Australia : 12.6% $800 - $999, Western Australia : 10.7% $650 - $799, Western Australia : 8.5% $500 - $649, Western Australia : 7.2% $400 - $499, Western Australia : 4.7% $300 - $399, Western Australia : 4.0% $150 - $299, Western Australia : 3.9% $1 - $149, Western Australia : 3.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Western Australia : 0.8% Not stated, City of Armadale - All industries: 1.5% $3,000 or more, City of Armadale - All industries: 3.3% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Armadale - All industries: 8.6% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Armadale - All industries: 6.0% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Armadale - All industries: 9.1% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Armadale - All industries: 10.6% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Armadale - All industries: 14.9% $800 - $999, City of Armadale - All industries: 12.8% $650 - $799, City of Armadale - All industries: 9.5% $500 - $649, City of Armadale - All industries: 7.6% $400 - $499, City of Armadale - All industries: 4.6% $300 - $399, City of Armadale - All industries: 3.8% $150 - $299, City of Armadale - All industries: 3.6% $1 - $149, City of Armadale - All industries: 3.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Armadale - All industries: 0.6%
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 resident workers individual income levels in City of Armadale in 2016 compared to Western Australia 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, 17.9% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 16.1% earned a low income, compared with 24.5% and 16.9% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in City of Armadale and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,000 - $1,249 (14.9% compared to 12.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (12.8% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (3.3% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (8.6% compared to 11.2%)

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