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Nillumbik Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

Nillumbik Shire labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Victoria.

The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.

Income statistics in Nillumbik 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 Nillumbik 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
Nillumbik Shire2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Victoria%
Negative Income/ Nil income2310.70.8
$1 - $1491,6365.03.7
$150 - $2991,5044.64.3
$300 - $3991,3234.14.5
$400 - $4991,5854.95.4
$500 - $6492,3947.48.2
$650 - $7992,6148.010.5
$800 - $9993,28410.112.7
$1,000 - $1,2493,75911.513.3
$1,250 - $1,4993,0449.39.4
$1,500 - $1,7492,8868.97.8
$1,750 - $1,9992,1166.55.3
$2,000 - $2,9993,39610.47.6
$3,000 or more2,1796.74.7
Not stated6121.91.8

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

Resident workers individual income, 2016
Resident workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, Victoria : 1.8% $3,000 or more, Victoria : 4.7% $2,000 - $2,999, Victoria : 7.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Victoria : 5.3% $1,500 - $1,749, Victoria : 7.8% $1,250 - $1,499, Victoria : 9.4% $1,000 - $1,249, Victoria : 13.3% $800 - $999, Victoria : 12.7% $650 - $799, Victoria : 10.5% $500 - $649, Victoria : 8.2% $400 - $499, Victoria : 5.4% $300 - $399, Victoria : 4.5% $150 - $299, Victoria : 4.3% $1 - $149, Victoria : 3.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Victoria : 0.8% Not stated, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 1.9% $3,000 or more, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 6.7% $2,000 - $2,999, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 10.4% $1,750 - $1,999, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 6.5% $1,500 - $1,749, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 8.9% $1,250 - $1,499, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 9.3% $1,000 - $1,249, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 11.5% $800 - $999, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 10.1% $650 - $799, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 8.0% $500 - $649, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 7.4% $400 - $499, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 4.9% $300 - $399, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 4.1% $150 - $299, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 4.6% $1 - $149, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 5.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: 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 resident workers individual income levels in Nillumbik Shire in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 23.6% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 19.3% earned a low income, compared with 17.6% and 18.7% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in Nillumbik Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (10.4% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (6.7% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (10.1% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (8.0% compared to 10.5%)

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