Livingstone Shire Council area
Resident workers - Individual income
The Livingstone Shire Council area labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Queensland.
The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.
Income statistics in Livingstone Shire, 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 Livingstone Shire. 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|
|Livingstone Shire Council area||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||Queensland%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||179||1.2||0.8||3101|
|$1 - $149||603||3.9||3.5||3102|
|$150 - $299||651||4.2||3.9||3103|
|$300 - $399||728||4.7||4.3||3104|
|$400 - $499||826||5.4||5.2||3105|
|$500 - $649||1,356||8.8||8.6||3106|
|$650 - $799||1,564||10.1||11.1||3107|
|$800 - $999||1,735||11.3||13.1||3108|
|$1,000 - $1,249||1,821||11.8||13.5||3109|
|$1,250 - $1,499||1,391||9.0||9.4||3110|
|$1,500 - $1,749||1,240||8.0||8.1||3111|
|$1,750 - $1,999||927||6.0||5.3||3112|
|$2,000 - $2,999||1,477||9.6||7.6||3113|
|$3,000 or more||663||4.3||4.1||3114|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the Livingstone Shire Council area in 2016 compared to Queensland shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).
Overall, 19.9% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 19.4% earned a low income, compared with 17.0% and 17.7% respectively for Queensland.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the Livingstone Shire Council area and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (9.6% compared to 7.6%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (11.3% compared to 13.1%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $1,000 - $1,249 (11.8% compared to 13.5%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (10.1% compared to 11.1%)