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Inner West Council area

Local workers - Individual income - Accommodation and Food Services

In the Inner West Council area, 4.2% of the Accommodation and Food Services 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 - Accommodation and Food Services2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%New South Wales %
Negative Income/ Nil income831.51.3
$1 - $1494819.014.2
$150 - $2995049.410.4
$300 - $39954610.29.7
$400 - $49958610.910.1
$500 - $64967512.612.3
$650 - $79967112.511.8
$800 - $99962611.711.1
$1,000 - $1,24959911.28.7
$1,250 - $1,4992174.03.5
$1,500 - $1,7491102.02.0
$1,750 - $1,999641.21.0
$2,000 - $2,999911.71.3
$3,000 or more691.31.0
Not stated500.91.4

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, New South Wales: 1.4% $3,000 or more, New South Wales: 1.0% $2,000 - $2,999, New South Wales: 1.3% $1,750 - $1,999, New South Wales: 1.0% $1,500 - $1,749, New South Wales: 2.0% $1,250 - $1,499, New South Wales: 3.5% $1,000 - $1,249, New South Wales: 8.7% $800 - $999, New South Wales: 11.1% $650 - $799, New South Wales: 11.8% $500 - $649, New South Wales: 12.3% $400 - $499, New South Wales: 10.1% $300 - $399, New South Wales: 9.7% $150 - $299, New South Wales: 10.4% $1 - $149, New South Wales: 14.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, New South Wales: 1.3% Not stated, Inner West Council area: 0.9% $3,000 or more, Inner West Council area: 1.3% $2,000 - $2,999, Inner West Council area: 1.7% $1,750 - $1,999, Inner West Council area: 1.2% $1,500 - $1,749, Inner West Council area: 2.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Inner West Council area: 4.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Inner West Council area: 11.2% $800 - $999, Inner West Council area: 11.7% $650 - $799, Inner West Council area: 12.5% $500 - $649, Inner West Council area: 12.6% $400 - $499, Inner West Council area: 10.9% $300 - $399, Inner West Council area: 10.2% $150 - $299, Inner West Council area: 9.4% $1 - $149, Inner West Council area: 9.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Inner West Council area: 1.5%
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 Accommodation and Food 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, 4.2% of the Accommodation and Food Services earned a high income, and 41.0% earned a low income, compared with 3.4% and 45.7% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the weekly income of the Accommodation and Food Services in the Inner West Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (11.2% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $400 - $499 (10.9% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1 - $149 (9.0% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $150 - $299 (9.4% compared to 10.4%)

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