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Resident workers - Individual income quartiles

In the City of Mandurah, the 'lowest' quartile is the largest group, comprising 29% of the resident workers .

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.

Income quartiles are used to condense income categories into manageable units, adjust for the effects of inflation, and allow areas to be compared over time relative to a benchmark. The incomes for the state are split into four equal groups, each containing 25% of the local labour force, and the quartiles allow users to compare changes in the local area to changes statewide, or against another benchmark. For more information on how quartiles are calculated please refer to the data notes.

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, Occupation, Qualification and the Age structure of the local resident workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers individual income quartiles
City of Mandurah20162011Change
Quartile groupNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Lowest group8,72028.525.07,93629.425.0+785
Medium lowest7,58824.825.06,62724.525.0+961
Medium highest6,83522.325.05,91521.925.0+920
Highest group7,44224.325.06,53224.225.0+910

Source: Derived from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Quartile group dollar ranges (Individuals)
Calculated from income data for Western Australia Weekly income by Census year
Individual quartile ranges
2016
2011
Lowest group $0 to $659 $0 to $597
Medium lowest $660 to $1,117 $598 to $1,009
Medium highest $1,118 to $1,743 $1,010 to $1,601
Highest group $1,744 and over $1,602 and over

Resident workers individual income quartiles, 2016
Resident workers individual income quartiles, 2016 Highest group, Western Australia : 25.0% Medium highest, Western Australia : 25.0% Medium lowest, Western Australia : 25.0% Lowest group, Western Australia : 25.0% Highest group, City of Mandurah - All industries : 24.3% Medium highest, City of Mandurah - All industries : 22.3% Medium lowest, City of Mandurah - All industries : 24.8% Lowest group, City of Mandurah - All industries : 28.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers individual income quartiles, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers individual income quartiles, 2011 to 2016 Highest group, City of Mandurah - All industries : +910 Medium highest, City of Mandurah - All industries : +920 Medium lowest, City of Mandurah - All industries : +961 Lowest group, City of Mandurah - All industries : +785
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Income quartiles allow us to compare relative income-earning capabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of the resident workers by income quartile in City of Mandurah compared to Western Australia shows that there was lesser proportion of people in the highest income quartile, and a greater proportion in the lowest income quartile.

Emerging groups

The most significant change for the resident workers in City of Mandurah between 2011 and 2016 was in the medium lowest quartile which showed an increase of 961 people.

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