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Inner West Council area

Resident workers - Individual income

The Inner West Council area labour force (Health Care and Social Assistance) have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than New South Wales.

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

Income statistics in Inner West Council area, 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 Inner West Council area.  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
Inner West Council area2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%New South Wales%
Negative Income/ Nil income280.30.3
$1 - $1491441.31.4
$150 - $2992532.32.9
$300 - $3993242.94.0
$400 - $4994183.85.7
$500 - $6497606.910.2
$650 - $7999078.212.4
$800 - $9991,23311.213.8
$1,000 - $1,2491,54714.014.3
$1,250 - $1,4991,28911.79.2
$1,500 - $1,7491,15010.47.8
$1,750 - $1,9997897.25.0
$2,000 - $2,9991,20911.06.5
$3,000 or more8567.85.0
Not stated1111.01.2

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, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 1.2% $3,000 or more, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 5.0% $2,000 - $2,999, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 6.5% $1,750 - $1,999, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 5.0% $1,500 - $1,749, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 7.8% $1,250 - $1,499, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 9.2% $1,000 - $1,249, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 14.3% $800 - $999, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 13.8% $650 - $799, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 12.4% $500 - $649, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 10.2% $400 - $499, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 5.7% $300 - $399, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 4.0% $150 - $299, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 2.9% $1 - $149, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 1.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, New South Wales - Health Care and Social Assistance  : 0.3% Not stated, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 1.0% $3,000 or more, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 7.8% $2,000 - $2,999, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 11.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 7.2% $1,500 - $1,749, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 10.4% $1,250 - $1,499, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 11.7% $1,000 - $1,249, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 14.0% $800 - $999, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 11.2% $650 - $799, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 8.2% $500 - $649, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 6.9% $400 - $499, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 3.8% $300 - $399, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 2.9% $150 - $299, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 2.3% $1 - $149, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 1.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Inner West Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 0.3%
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 (Health Care and Social Assistance) individual income levels in the Inner West Council area in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 25.9% of the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) earned a high income, and 10.6% earned a low income, compared with 16.5% and 14.4% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) in the Inner West Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (11.0% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) earned $3,000 or more (7.8% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) earned $650 - $799 (8.2% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) earned $500 - $649 (6.9% compared to 10.2%)

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