City of Launceston
Resident workers (Local) - Individual income
The City of Launceston local resident workers have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1500 or more per week) than Greater Hobart.
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 Launceston, 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 Launceston. This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence
|Local resident workers individual income|
|City of Launceston||2011|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||Greater Hobart %|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||216||0.8||0.7||3001|
|$2,000 or more||1,304||4.6||6.3||3011|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
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Analysis of the local labour force individual income levels in the City of Launceston in 2011 compared to Greater Hobart shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $400 per week).
Overall, 12.5% of the local labour force earned a high income, and 18.6% earned a low income, compared with 16.7% and 16.4% respectively for Greater Hobart.
The major differences between the weekly income of the local labour force in the City of Launceston and Greater Hobart were:
- A larger percentage of local labour force who earned $600-$799 (18.6% compared to 16.2%)
- A larger percentage of local labour force who earned $400-$599 (15.5% compared to 13.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $1,500-$1,999 (7.9% compared to 10.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local labour force who earned $1,250-$1,499 (7.3% compared to 9.0%)