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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Kingston labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Victoria.

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 Kingston, 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 Kingston.  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 Kingston2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Victoria%
Negative Income/ Nil income4640.60.8
$1 - $1492,8983.93.7
$150 - $2993,0044.14.3
$300 - $3993,0334.14.5
$400 - $4993,5314.85.4
$500 - $6495,4267.38.2
$650 - $7997,0919.610.5
$800 - $9998,96312.112.7
$1,000 - $1,2499,86313.313.3
$1,250 - $1,4997,39810.09.4
$1,500 - $1,7496,4838.77.8
$1,750 - $1,9994,5836.25.3
$2,000 - $2,9996,7309.17.6
$3,000 or more3,3394.54.7
Not stated1,2891.71.8

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, Victoria : 1.8% $3,000 or more, Victoria : 4.7% $2,000 - $2,999, Victoria : 7.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Victoria : 5.3% $1,500 - $1,749, Victoria : 7.8% $1,250 - $1,499, Victoria : 9.4% $1,000 - $1,249, Victoria : 13.3% $800 - $999, Victoria : 12.7% $650 - $799, Victoria : 10.5% $500 - $649, Victoria : 8.2% $400 - $499, Victoria : 5.4% $300 - $399, Victoria : 4.5% $150 - $299, Victoria : 4.3% $1 - $149, Victoria : 3.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Victoria : 0.8% Not stated, City of Kingston - All industries: 1.7% $3,000 or more, City of Kingston - All industries: 4.5% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Kingston - All industries: 9.1% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Kingston - All industries: 6.2% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Kingston - All industries: 8.7% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Kingston - All industries: 10.0% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Kingston - All industries: 13.3% $800 - $999, City of Kingston - All industries: 12.1% $650 - $799, City of Kingston - All industries: 9.6% $500 - $649, City of Kingston - All industries: 7.3% $400 - $499, City of Kingston - All industries: 4.8% $300 - $399, City of Kingston - All industries: 4.1% $150 - $299, City of Kingston - All industries: 4.1% $1 - $149, City of Kingston - All industries: 3.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Kingston - All industries: 0.6%
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 resident workers individual income levels in the City of Kingston in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 19.8% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 17.5% earned a low income, compared with 17.6% and 18.7% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the City of Kingston and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (9.1% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,500 - $1,749 (8.7% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,750 - $1,999 (6.2% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (7.3% compared to 8.2%)

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