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Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In the Lismore City, 11.6% of the 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 Lismore City 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
Lismore City - All industries2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Regional NSW %
Negative Income/ Nil income1460.70.9
$1 - $1497903.94.0
$150 - $2998364.24.3
$300 - $3999844.95.0
$400 - $4991,3136.56.3
$500 - $6492,13510.610.1
$650 - $7992,76013.712.3
$800 - $9993,04015.113.4
$1,000 - $1,2492,61613.012.7
$1,250 - $1,4991,5577.88.3
$1,500 - $1,7491,2986.56.8
$1,750 - $1,9998664.35.0
$2,000 - $2,9999965.06.5
$3,000 or more4612.32.8
Not stated2911.41.7

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, Regional NSW: 1.7% $3,000 or more, Regional NSW: 2.8% $2,000 - $2,999, Regional NSW: 6.5% $1,750 - $1,999, Regional NSW: 5.0% $1,500 - $1,749, Regional NSW: 6.8% $1,250 - $1,499, Regional NSW: 8.3% $1,000 - $1,249, Regional NSW: 12.7% $800 - $999, Regional NSW: 13.4% $650 - $799, Regional NSW: 12.3% $500 - $649, Regional NSW: 10.1% $400 - $499, Regional NSW: 6.3% $300 - $399, Regional NSW: 5.0% $150 - $299, Regional NSW: 4.3% $1 - $149, Regional NSW: 4.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Regional NSW: 0.9% Not stated, Lismore City: 1.4% $3,000 or more, Lismore City: 2.3% $2,000 - $2,999, Lismore City: 5.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Lismore City: 4.3% $1,500 - $1,749, Lismore City: 6.5% $1,250 - $1,499, Lismore City: 7.8% $1,000 - $1,249, Lismore City: 13.0% $800 - $999, Lismore City: 15.1% $650 - $799, Lismore City: 13.7% $500 - $649, Lismore City: 10.6% $400 - $499, Lismore City: 6.5% $300 - $399, Lismore City: 4.9% $150 - $299, Lismore City: 4.2% $1 - $149, Lismore City: 3.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, Lismore City: 0.7%
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 individual income levels in the Lismore City in 2016 compared to Regional NSW shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 11.6% of the earned a high income, and 20.3% earned a low income, compared with 14.2% and 20.4% respectively for Regional NSW.

The major differences between the weekly income of the in the Lismore City and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $800 - $999 (15.1% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $650 - $799 (13.7% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (5.0% compared to 6.5%)

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