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Gunnedah Shire

Sources of income

Households in the Gunnedah Shire have a higher amount of disposable income compared to New South Wales.

Household disposable income is a measure of the amount of income available to an average household in the area. It varies depending on the jobs held by the residents, amount of property and business income, and cash benefits provided by government, which are related to the socio-economic status of the area. Areas with high unemployment, large numbers of retirees and others out of the workforce may have a high cash benefits component.

This information gives an insight into both the sources of income and how much your residents have available to spend in the area. This dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Worker productivity, Local workers income data, and Gross Regional Product data on the size of the residential economy.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Sources of income per household
Gunnedah Shire2016/172011/12Change
Name$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2011/12 to 2016/17
Wages & salaries74,579.6387,601.1672,648.3287,057.41+1,931
Property income16,519.6920,236.4619,567.5821,635.52-3,048
Business income24,623.1022,513.3524,907.1716,528.80-284
Superannuation10,251.4111,824.1010,425.5111,342.51-174
Cash benefits30,106.5515,980.9422,265.2417,018.17+7,841
Total income before tax156,080.39158,156.01149,813.82153,582.41+6,267
Tax paid-21,933.81-24,910.59-22,209.35-21,917.46+276
Interest paid-4,472.20-9,149.71-8,397.60-13,577.34+3,925
Other payments/statistical discrepancy15,037.8517,222.3516,512.9017,534.69-1,475
Total disposable income144,712.24141,418.06135,719.78135,722.30+8,992
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid1.370.641.000.78--

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

Sources of income per household
Sources of income per household New South Wales, Cash benefits: 10.1% New South Wales, Superannuation: 7.5% New South Wales, Business income: 14.2% New South Wales, Property income: 12.8% New South Wales, Wages & salaries: 55.4% Gunnedah Shire, Cash benefits: 19.3% Gunnedah Shire, Superannuation: 6.6% Gunnedah Shire, Business income: 15.8% Gunnedah Shire, Property income: 10.6% Gunnedah Shire, Wages & salaries: 47.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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