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Local workers - Individual income - Accommodation and Food Services

In the City of Ipswich, 1.1% 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 City of Ipswich 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
City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Queensland %
Negative Income/ Nil income641.61.4
$1 - $14995123.215.7
$150 - $29966916.311.0
$300 - $39942210.39.2
$400 - $4993598.89.6
$500 - $64949012.012.4
$650 - $7993799.312.6
$800 - $9993338.111.3
$1,000 - $1,2492045.08.2
$1,250 - $1,499671.63.0
$1,500 - $1,749360.91.7
$1,750 - $1,999120.30.8
$2,000 - $2,999150.41.0
$3,000 or more200.50.7
Not stated711.71.4

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, Queensland: 1.4% $3,000 or more, Queensland: 0.7% $2,000 - $2,999, Queensland: 1.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Queensland: 0.8% $1,500 - $1,749, Queensland: 1.7% $1,250 - $1,499, Queensland: 3.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Queensland: 8.2% $800 - $999, Queensland: 11.3% $650 - $799, Queensland: 12.6% $500 - $649, Queensland: 12.4% $400 - $499, Queensland: 9.6% $300 - $399, Queensland: 9.2% $150 - $299, Queensland: 11.0% $1 - $149, Queensland: 15.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Queensland: 1.4% Not stated, City of Ipswich: 1.7% $3,000 or more, City of Ipswich: 0.5% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Ipswich: 0.4% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Ipswich: 0.3% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Ipswich: 0.9% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Ipswich: 1.6% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Ipswich: 5.0% $800 - $999, City of Ipswich: 8.1% $650 - $799, City of Ipswich: 9.3% $500 - $649, City of Ipswich: 12.0% $400 - $499, City of Ipswich: 8.8% $300 - $399, City of Ipswich: 10.3% $150 - $299, City of Ipswich: 16.3% $1 - $149, City of Ipswich: 23.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Ipswich: 1.6%
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 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, 1.1% of the Accommodation and Food Services earned a high income, and 60.2% earned a low income, compared with 2.6% and 46.8% respectively for Queensland.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1 - $149 (23.2% compared to 15.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $150 - $299 (16.3% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $650 - $799 (9.3% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (5.0% compared to 8.2%)

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