The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.
Income statistics 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 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||%||New South Wales%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||6||1.4||0.9|
|$1 - $149||37||8.7||7.9|
|$150 - $299||34||8.0||8.3|
|$300 - $399||40||9.4||8.0|
|$400 - $499||46||10.8||8.9|
|$500 - $649||68||16.0||12.5|
|$650 - $799||62||14.6||14.1|
|$800 - $999||59||13.8||13.0|
|$1,000 - $1,249||43||10.1||9.4|
|$1,250 - $1,499||12||2.8||5.0|
|$1,500 - $1,749||3||0.7||3.4|
|$1,750 - $1,999||5||1.2||2.0|
|$2,000 - $2,999||4||0.9||3.2|
|$3,000 or more||7||1.6||2.2|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in Gunnedah Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a similar proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).
Overall, 3.8% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) earned a high income, and 38.3% earned a low income, compared with 7.3% and 34.0% respectively for Victoria.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Retail Trade) in Gunnedah Shire and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $500 - $649 (16.0% compared to 12.5%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $1,500 - $1,749 (0.7% compared to 3.4%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (0.9% compared to 3.2%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $1,250 - $1,499 (2.8% compared to 5.0%)