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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Ipswich labour force (Accommodation and Food Services) have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Queensland.

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

Income statistics in City of Ipswich, 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 City of Ipswich.  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
City of Ipswich2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Queensland%
Negative Income/ Nil income561.21.4
$1 - $14994920.315.7
$150 - $29968214.610.9
$300 - $3994559.79.2
$400 - $4994098.89.6
$500 - $64955912.012.4
$650 - $79950910.912.6
$800 - $9994289.211.3
$1,000 - $1,2493076.68.2
$1,250 - $1,4991142.43.0
$1,500 - $1,749561.21.7
$1,750 - $1,999220.50.9
$2,000 - $2,999230.51.1
$3,000 or more220.50.8
Not stated791.71.4

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, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 1.4% $3,000 or more, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 0.8% $2,000 - $2,999, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 1.1% $1,750 - $1,999, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 0.9% $1,500 - $1,749, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 1.7% $1,250 - $1,499, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 3.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 8.2% $800 - $999, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 11.3% $650 - $799, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 12.6% $500 - $649, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 12.4% $400 - $499, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 9.6% $300 - $399, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 9.2% $150 - $299, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 10.9% $1 - $149, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 15.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 1.4% Not stated, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 1.7% $3,000 or more, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 0.5% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 0.5% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 0.5% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 1.2% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 2.4% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 6.6% $800 - $999, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 9.2% $650 - $799, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 10.9% $500 - $649, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 12.0% $400 - $499, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 8.8% $300 - $399, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 9.7% $150 - $299, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 14.6% $1 - $149, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 20.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food 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 (Accommodation and Food Services) individual income levels in the City of Ipswich in 2016 compared to Queensland 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, 1.4% of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) earned a high income, and 54.6% earned a low income, compared with 2.7% and 46.8% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) in the City of Ipswich and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) earned $1 - $149 (20.3% compared to 15.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) earned $150 - $299 (14.6% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) earned $800 - $999 (9.2% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) earned $650 - $799 (10.9% compared to 12.6%)

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