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Dorset Council area

Resident workers - Individual income

The Dorset Council area labour force have a similar proportion of persons 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 the Dorset Council area, when analysed with other data sources, such as Age structure, Qualification , Hours worked and Occupations , help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of the Dorset Council area. This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.

Data source

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

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Resident workers individual income
Dorset Council area - Persons 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Tasmania%
Negative Income/ Nil income361.40.7
$1 - $1491074.23.7
$150 - $2991375.44.5
$300 - $3991877.35.0
$400 - $4991967.76.4
$500 - $64933313.010.2
$650 - $79933813.212.2
$800 - $99934613.613.6
$1,000 - $1,24932212.613.6
$1,250 - $1,4991766.98.9
$1,500 - $1,7491445.67.3
$1,750 - $1,999833.34.8
$2,000 - $2,999722.85.3
$3,000 or more301.22.4
Not stated451.81.4
Total Persons2,552100.0100.0

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

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the Dorset Council area in 2016 compared to Tasmania shows that there was a similar 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, 7.2% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 26.0% earned a low income, compared with 12.5% and 20.3% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the Dorset Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (13.0% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (2.8% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $300 - $399 (7.3% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $1,250 - $1,499 (6.9% compared to 8.9%)

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