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Gunnedah Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

The Gunnedah Shire labour force (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Public Administration and Safety.

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

Income statistics in Gunnedah Shire, 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 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 Shire2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Public Administration and Safety%
Negative Income/ Nil income00.00.0
$1 - $14900.00.0
$150 - $29900.01.3
$300 - $39900.01.7
$400 - $499510.01.3
$500 - $64948.04.2
$650 - $79936.03.8
$800 - $999816.016.1
$1,000 - $1,24900.029.7
$1,250 - $1,499918.013.6
$1,500 - $1,749918.010.6
$1,750 - $1,99936.05.1
$2,000 - $2,999510.010.2
$3,000 or more00.02.5
Not stated48.00.0

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, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 0.0% $3,000 or more, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 2.5% $2,000 - $2,999, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 10.2% $1,750 - $1,999, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 5.1% $1,500 - $1,749, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 10.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 13.6% $1,000 - $1,249, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 29.7% $800 - $999, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 16.1% $650 - $799, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 3.8% $500 - $649, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 4.2% $400 - $499, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 1.3% $300 - $399, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 1.7% $150 - $299, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 1.3% $1 - $149, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 0.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 0.0% Not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 8.0% $3,000 or more, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 10.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 6.0% $1,500 - $1,749, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 18.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 18.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $800 - $999, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 16.0% $650 - $799, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 6.0% $500 - $649, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 8.0% $400 - $499, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 10.0% $300 - $399, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $150 - $299, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $1 - $149, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 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 resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) individual income levels in the Gunnedah Shire in 2016 compared to Public Administration and Safety 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, 16.0% of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned a high income, and 10.0% earned a low income, compared with 17.8% and 4.2% respectively for Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) in the Gunnedah Shire and Public Administration and Safety were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned $400 - $499 (10.0% compared to 1.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned Not stated (8.0% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned $1,500 - $1,749 (18.0% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (0.0% compared to 29.7%)

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