Perth Inner City Region

Sources of income

Households in Perth Inner City Region have a higher amount of disposable income compared to Western Australia.

Household disposable income is a measure of the amount of income available to an average household in the area. It varies depending on the jobs held by the residents, amount of property and business income, and cash benefits provided by government, which are related to the socio-economic status of the area. Areas with high unemployment, large numbers of retirees and others out of the workforce may have a high cash benefits component.

This information gives an insight into both the sources of income and how much your residents have available to spend in the area. This dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Worker productivity, Local workers income data, and Gross Regional Product data on the size of the residential economy.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Sources of income per household
Perth Inner City Region2021/222016/17Change
Economic measure$Western Australia$$ Western Australia$2016/17 to 2021/22
Wages & salaries130,721.18114,959.00113,922.91106,360.92+16,798
Property income20,732.4417,924.7623,715.0819,970.53-2,983
Business income17,687.6020,217.4624,157.9720,992.18-6,470
Cash benefits9,388.2315,541.178,541.6714,017.14+847
Total income before tax190,753.13179,901.40182,834.21173,105.33+7,919
Tax paid-39,638.33-32,264.70-33,754.06-28,155.66-5,884
Interest paid-7,514.40-6,093.38-12,890.31-10,981.58+5,376
Other payments/statistical discrepancy16,793.2116,440.0619,466.4718,363.03-2,673
Total disposable income160,393.62158,083.38155,656.30152,431.12+4,737
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.240.480.250.500

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions).Data are based on a 2020/21 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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Perth Inner City Region

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