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City of Launceston

Resident workers - Individual income

City of Launceston labour force (Mining) have a higher 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
City of Launceston2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Tasmania%
Negative Income/ Nil income00.00.5
$1 - $14900.00.1
$150 - $29900.00.5
$300 - $39900.00.5
$400 - $49900.01.0
$500 - $64900.01.6
$650 - $79900.03.4
$800 - $99965.36.6
$1,000 - $1,24998.09.7
$1,250 - $1,49932.710.0
$1,500 - $1,7492522.116.9
$1,750 - $1,9991513.314.8
$2,000 - $2,9993531.023.7
$3,000 or more2017.79.1
Not stated00.01.6

The Northern Tasmania region includes the following 8 LGAs; Break O'Day (M), Dorset (M), Flinders (M), George Town (M), Launceston (C), Meander Valley (M), Northern Midlands (M) & West Tamar (M).

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 - Mining  : 1.6% $3,000 or more, Tasmania - Mining  : 9.1% $2,000 - $2,999, Tasmania - Mining  : 23.7% $1,750 - $1,999, Tasmania - Mining  : 14.8% $1,500 - $1,749, Tasmania - Mining  : 16.9% $1,250 - $1,499, Tasmania - Mining  : 10.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Tasmania - Mining  : 9.7% $800 - $999, Tasmania - Mining  : 6.6% $650 - $799, Tasmania - Mining  : 3.4% $500 - $649, Tasmania - Mining  : 1.6% $400 - $499, Tasmania - Mining  : 1.0% $300 - $399, Tasmania - Mining  : 0.5% $150 - $299, Tasmania - Mining  : 0.5% $1 - $149, Tasmania - Mining  : 0.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, Tasmania - Mining  : 0.5% Not stated, City of Launceston - Mining: 0.0% $3,000 or more, City of Launceston - Mining: 17.7% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Launceston - Mining: 31.0% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Launceston - Mining: 13.3% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Launceston - Mining: 22.1% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Launceston - Mining: 2.7% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Launceston - Mining: 8.0% $800 - $999, City of Launceston - Mining: 5.3% $650 - $799, City of Launceston - Mining: 0.0% $500 - $649, City of Launceston - Mining: 0.0% $400 - $499, City of Launceston - Mining: 0.0% $300 - $399, City of Launceston - Mining: 0.0% $150 - $299, City of Launceston - Mining: 0.0% $1 - $149, City of Launceston - Mining: 0.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Launceston - Mining: 0.0%
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 (Mining) individual income levels in City of Launceston in 2016 compared to Tasmania shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 61.9% of the resident workers (Mining) earned a high income, and 0.0% earned a low income, compared with 47.6% and 2.6% respectively for Tasmania.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Mining) in City of Launceston and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $3,000 or more (17.7% compared to 9.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (31.0% compared to 23.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $1,500 - $1,749 (22.1% compared to 16.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $1,250 - $1,499 (2.7% compared to 10.0%)

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