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Inner West Council area

Resident workers - Individual income

The Inner West Council area labour force (Other Services) 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 income381.20.9
$1 - $149772.52.7
$150 - $2991093.55.2
$300 - $3991755.76.6
$400 - $4991825.98.0
$500 - $6492708.711.6
$650 - $79933610.913.4
$800 - $99942113.614.6
$1,000 - $1,24943514.113.4
$1,250 - $1,4992949.57.8
$1,500 - $1,7492578.35.6
$1,750 - $1,9991414.63.1
$2,000 - $2,9992157.03.9
$3,000 or more1173.81.8
Not stated240.81.5

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 - Other Services  : 1.5% $3,000 or more, New South Wales - Other Services  : 1.8% $2,000 - $2,999, New South Wales - Other Services  : 3.9% $1,750 - $1,999, New South Wales - Other Services  : 3.1% $1,500 - $1,749, New South Wales - Other Services  : 5.6% $1,250 - $1,499, New South Wales - Other Services  : 7.8% $1,000 - $1,249, New South Wales - Other Services  : 13.4% $800 - $999, New South Wales - Other Services  : 14.6% $650 - $799, New South Wales - Other Services  : 13.4% $500 - $649, New South Wales - Other Services  : 11.6% $400 - $499, New South Wales - Other Services  : 8.0% $300 - $399, New South Wales - Other Services  : 6.6% $150 - $299, New South Wales - Other Services  : 5.2% $1 - $149, New South Wales - Other Services  : 2.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, New South Wales - Other Services  : 0.9% Not stated, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 0.8% $3,000 or more, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 3.8% $2,000 - $2,999, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 7.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 4.6% $1,500 - $1,749, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 8.3% $1,250 - $1,499, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 9.5% $1,000 - $1,249, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 14.1% $800 - $999, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 13.6% $650 - $799, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 10.9% $500 - $649, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 8.7% $400 - $499, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 5.9% $300 - $399, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 5.7% $150 - $299, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 3.5% $1 - $149, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 2.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Inner West Council area - Other Services: 1.2%
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 (Other Services) 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, 15.3% of the resident workers (Other Services) earned a high income, and 18.8% earned a low income, compared with 8.8% and 23.4% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Other Services) in the Inner West Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (7.0% compared to 3.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) earned $1,500 - $1,749 (8.3% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) earned $500 - $649 (8.7% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) earned $650 - $799 (10.9% compared to 13.4%)

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