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Inner West Council area

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In the Inner West Council area, 17.7% of the 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 Inner West Council area 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, Qualifications and the Age structure of the local workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.

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

Local workers individual income
Inner West Council area - All industries2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Financial and Insurance Services %
Negative Income/ Nil income5070.80.7
$1 - $1491,7402.81.1
$150 - $2992,4453.91.2
$300 - $3993,0654.91.8
$400 - $4993,4875.62.6
$500 - $6495,3998.65.0
$650 - $7996,80210.96.3
$800 - $9998,01312.810.7
$1,000 - $1,2498,41713.514.5
$1,250 - $1,4995,8699.411.4
$1,500 - $1,7494,7987.711.0
$1,750 - $1,9993,4555.56.7
$2,000 - $2,9994,9708.013.8
$3,000 or more2,6154.212.0
Not stated8371.31.1

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

Local workers individual income, 2016
Local workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, Financial and Insurance Services: 1.1% $3,000 or more, Financial and Insurance Services: 12.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Financial and Insurance Services: 13.8% $1,750 - $1,999, Financial and Insurance Services: 6.7% $1,500 - $1,749, Financial and Insurance Services: 11.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Financial and Insurance Services: 11.4% $1,000 - $1,249, Financial and Insurance Services: 14.5% $800 - $999, Financial and Insurance Services: 10.7% $650 - $799, Financial and Insurance Services: 6.3% $500 - $649, Financial and Insurance Services: 5.0% $400 - $499, Financial and Insurance Services: 2.6% $300 - $399, Financial and Insurance Services: 1.8% $150 - $299, Financial and Insurance Services: 1.2% $1 - $149, Financial and Insurance Services: 1.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, Financial and Insurance Services: 0.7% Not stated, All industries: 1.3% $3,000 or more, All industries: 4.2% $2,000 - $2,999, All industries: 8.0% $1,750 - $1,999, All industries: 5.5% $1,500 - $1,749, All industries: 7.7% $1,250 - $1,499, All industries: 9.4% $1,000 - $1,249, All industries: 13.5% $800 - $999, All industries: 12.8% $650 - $799, All industries: 10.9% $500 - $649, All industries: 8.6% $400 - $499, All industries: 5.6% $300 - $399, All industries: 4.9% $150 - $299, All industries: 3.9% $1 - $149, All industries: 2.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, All industries: 0.8%
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 individual income levels in the Inner West Council area in 2016 compared to the Financial and Insurance Services workforce within Inner West Council area shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 17.7% of the earned a high income, and 18.0% earned a low income, compared with 32.5% and 7.5% respectively for the Financial and Insurance Services workforce within Inner West Council area.

The major differences between the weekly income of the in the Inner West Council area and the Financial and Insurance Services workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $650 - $799 (10.9% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $500 - $649 (8.6% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $3,000 or more (4.2% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (8.0% compared to 13.8%)

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