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Local workers - Individual income - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

In the City of Launceston, 17.4% of the Professional, Scientific and Technical 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 Launceston 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 Launceston - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Education and Training %
Negative Income/ Nil income80.50.1
$1 - $149321.81.5
$150 - $299452.63.2
$300 - $399734.13.3
$400 - $499724.15.7
$500 - $6491397.98.6
$650 - $79919010.89.0
$800 - $99928216.010.0
$1,000 - $1,24929416.712.1
$1,250 - $1,4991589.010.9
$1,500 - $1,7491478.313.8
$1,750 - $1,999764.312.5
$2,000 - $2,9991257.17.5
$3,000 or more1056.01.2
Not stated150.90.6

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, Education and Training: 0.6% $3,000 or more, Education and Training: 1.2% $2,000 - $2,999, Education and Training: 7.5% $1,750 - $1,999, Education and Training: 12.5% $1,500 - $1,749, Education and Training: 13.8% $1,250 - $1,499, Education and Training: 10.9% $1,000 - $1,249, Education and Training: 12.1% $800 - $999, Education and Training: 10.0% $650 - $799, Education and Training: 9.0% $500 - $649, Education and Training: 8.6% $400 - $499, Education and Training: 5.7% $300 - $399, Education and Training: 3.3% $150 - $299, Education and Training: 3.2% $1 - $149, Education and Training: 1.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Education and Training: 0.1% Not stated, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.9% $3,000 or more, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 6.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 7.1% $1,750 - $1,999, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 4.3% $1,500 - $1,749, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 8.3% $1,250 - $1,499, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 9.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 16.7% $800 - $999, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 16.0% $650 - $799, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 10.8% $500 - $649, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 7.9% $400 - $499, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 4.1% $300 - $399, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 4.1% $150 - $299, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 2.6% $1 - $149, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 1.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.5%
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 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services individual income levels in the City of Launceston in 2016 compared to the Education and Training workforce within City of Launceston shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 17.4% of the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services earned a high income, and 13.1% earned a low income, compared with 21.1% and 13.9% respectively for the Education and Training workforce within City of Launceston.

The major differences between the weekly income of the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services in the City of Launceston and the Education and Training workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $800 - $999 (16.0% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $3,000 or more (6.0% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,750 - $1,999 (4.3% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,500 - $1,749 (8.3% compared to 13.8%)

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