Hobsons Bay City

Resident workers - Individual income

Hobsons Bay City labour force have a higher proportion of persons with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Victoria.

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

Income statistics Hobsons Bay City, 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 Hobsons Bay City. This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers individual income
Hobsons Bay City - Persons 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Victoria%
Negative Income/ Nil income3160.80.8
$1 - $1491,3363.23.7
$150 - $2991,5403.74.3
$300 - $3991,5943.84.5
$400 - $4991,8494.45.4
$500 - $6492,8586.88.2
$650 - $7993,6838.810.5
$800 - $9994,91611.712.7
$1,000 - $1,2495,58713.313.3
$1,250 - $1,4994,20710.09.4
$1,500 - $1,7493,7679.07.8
$1,750 - $1,9992,6796.45.3
$2,000 - $2,9994,42110.57.6
$3,000 or more2,5236.04.7
Not stated7031.71.8
Total Persons41,979100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in Hobsons Bay City in 2016 compared to Victoria shows that there was a higher 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, 22.9% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 15.8% earned a low income, compared with 17.6% and 18.7% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in Hobsons Bay City and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (10.5% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (8.8% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (6.8% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (6.0% compared to 4.7%)

Hobsons Bay City

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