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Local workers - Individual income - Education and Training

In the Gunnedah Shire, 17.4% of the Education and Training local workers earned $1,750 or more per week.

Individual Income is an indicator of socio-economic status, skills and occupations required in a particular industry. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to evaluate the economic opportunities of people in an industry.

The amount of income an individual receives is linked to a number of factors including the person's employment status, age, qualifications and type of employment undertaken by the person.

Wages in the Gunnedah Shire can vary greatly across industry sectors. As well as being related to the type of jobs and qualifications required in a particular industry, income levels can be related to the level of part-time employment, Occupations, Qualification and the Age structure of the local workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers individual income
Gunnedah Shire - Education and Training 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Arts and Recreation Services%
Negative Income/ Nil income000
$1 - $149153.30
$150 - $299184.015.0
$300 - $399265.80
$400 - $499224.915.0
$500 - $6494710.520.0
$650 - $7995111.415.0
$800 - $9995111.420.0
$1,000 - $1,2494910.90
$1,250 - $1,499429.415.0
$1,500 - $1,749429.40
$1,750 - $1,999408.90
$2,000 - $2,999296.50
$3,000 or more92.00
Not stated71.60
Total Persons448100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the individual income levels in the Gunnedah Shire in 2016 compared to Arts and Recreation Services shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 17.4% of the local workers (Education and Training) earned a high income, and 18.1% earned a low income, compared with 0% and 30.0% respectively for Arts and Recreation Services.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local workers (Education and Training) in the Gunnedah Shire and Arts and Recreation Services were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers (Education and Training) who earned $150 - $299 (4.0% compared to 15.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers (Education and Training) who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (10.9% compared to 0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers (Education and Training) who earned $400 - $499 (4.9% compared to 15.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers (Education and Training) who earned $500 - $649 (10.5% compared to 20.0%)

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