The Gunnedah Shire labour force (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) have a similar proportion of persons with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Information Media and Telecommunications.
The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.
Income statistics the Gunnedah Shire, when analysed with other data sources, such as Age structure, Qualification , Hours worked and Occupations , help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of the Gunnedah Shire. 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|
|Gunnedah Shire - Persons||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||Information Media and Telecommunications%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||0||0||0|
|$1 - $149||3||4.8||0|
|$150 - $299||3||4.8||14.3|
|$300 - $399||0||0||0|
|$400 - $499||3||4.8||0|
|$500 - $649||9||14.3||14.3|
|$650 - $799||11||17.5||10.7|
|$800 - $999||7||11.1||25.0|
|$1,000 - $1,249||7||11.1||10.7|
|$1,250 - $1,499||9||14.3||14.3|
|$1,500 - $1,749||0||0||0|
|$1,750 - $1,999||3||4.8||0|
|$2,000 - $2,999||0||0||10.7|
|$3,000 or more||4||6.3||0|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the Gunnedah Shire in 2016 compared to Information Media and Telecommunications shows that there was a similar proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).
Overall, 11.1% of the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) earned a high income, and 14.3% earned a low income, compared with 10.7% and 14.3% respectively for Victoria.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) in the Gunnedah Shire and Information Media and Telecommunications were:
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) earned $800 - $999 (11.1% compared to 25.0%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) earned $150 - $299 (4.8% compared to 14.3%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) earned $650 - $799 (17.5% compared to 10.7%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (11.1% compared to 10.7%)