The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.
Income statistics Ku-ring-gai Council area, when analysed with other data sources, such as Age structure, Qualification , Hours worked and Occupations , help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Ku-ring-gai Council area. This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2021 – by usual residence
|Resident workers individual income|
|Ku-ring-gai Council area - Persons||2021|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||New South Wales%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||373||0.6||0.6|
|$1 - $149||1,498||2.6||2.2|
|$150 - $299||1,711||2.9||2.4|
|$300 - $399||1,574||2.7||2.7|
|$400 - $499||1,608||2.7||3.5|
|$500 - $649||2,425||4.1||6.1|
|$650 - $799||2,766||4.7||8.0|
|$800 - $999||3,412||5.8||10.9|
|$1,000 - $1,249||4,617||7.9||13.1|
|$1,250 - $1,499||4,269||7.3||10.4|
|$1,500 - $1,749||4,473||7.6||9.2|
|$1,750 - $1,999||3,927||6.7||7.2|
|$2,000 - $2,999||9,600||16.4||13.3|
|$3,000 - $3,499||3,731||6.4||3.2|
|$3,500 or more||12,150||20.7||6.2|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in Ku-ring-gai Council area in 2021 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).
Overall, 30.2% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 11.5% earned a low income, compared with 24.7% and 11.5% respectively for Victoria.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in Ku-ring-gai Council area and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $3,500 or more (20.7% compared to 6.2%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $1,000 - $1,249 (7.9% compared to 13.1%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (5.8% compared to 10.9%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (4.7% compared to 8.0%)