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Northern Tasmania Region

Resident workers - Individual income

The Northern Tasmania Region labour force have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Tasmania.

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

Income statistics in Northern Tasmania Region, 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 Northern Tasmania Region.  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
Northern Tasmania Region2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Tasmania%
Negative Income/ Nil income4200.70.7
$1 - $1492,1843.73.7
$150 - $2992,8484.94.5
$300 - $3993,1995.55.0
$400 - $4993,9936.86.4
$500 - $6496,30910.810.2
$650 - $7997,60513.012.2
$800 - $9998,11913.913.6
$1,000 - $1,2497,70013.213.6
$1,250 - $1,4994,8488.38.9
$1,500 - $1,7493,8826.67.3
$1,750 - $1,9992,5804.44.8
$2,000 - $2,9992,5934.45.3
$3,000 or more1,2852.22.4
Not stated8751.51.4

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, Tasmania : 1.4% $3,000 or more, Tasmania : 2.4% $2,000 - $2,999, Tasmania : 5.3% $1,750 - $1,999, Tasmania : 4.8% $1,500 - $1,749, Tasmania : 7.3% $1,250 - $1,499, Tasmania : 8.9% $1,000 - $1,249, Tasmania : 13.6% $800 - $999, Tasmania : 13.6% $650 - $799, Tasmania : 12.2% $500 - $649, Tasmania : 10.2% $400 - $499, Tasmania : 6.4% $300 - $399, Tasmania : 5.0% $150 - $299, Tasmania : 4.5% $1 - $149, Tasmania : 3.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Tasmania : 0.7% Not stated, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 1.5% $3,000 or more, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 2.2% $2,000 - $2,999, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 4.4% $1,750 - $1,999, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 4.4% $1,500 - $1,749, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 6.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 8.3% $1,000 - $1,249, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 13.2% $800 - $999, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 13.9% $650 - $799, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 13.0% $500 - $649, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 10.8% $400 - $499, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 6.8% $300 - $399, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 5.5% $150 - $299, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 4.9% $1 - $149, Northern Tasmania Region - All industries: 3.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Northern Tasmania Region - 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 the Northern Tasmania Region in 2016 compared to Tasmania shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 11.1% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 21.6% earned a low income, compared with 12.5% and 20.3% respectively for Tasmania.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the Northern Tasmania Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (13.0% compared to 12.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (10.8% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (4.4% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $1,500 - $1,749 (6.6% compared to 7.3%)

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