Resident workers (Local) - Individual income
Penrith City local labour force have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than New South Wales.
The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.
Income statistics in Penrith City, 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 Penrith City. This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by usual residence
|Local resident workers individual income|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||New South Wales%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||558||0.6||0.7||3101|
|$1 - $149||2,833||3.0||3.2||3102|
|$150 - $299||3,090||3.3||3.8||3103|
|$300 - $399||3,563||3.8||4.3||3104|
|$400 - $499||4,411||4.6||5.2||3105|
|$500 - $649||7,264||7.7||8.1||3106|
|$650 - $799||10,273||10.8||10.2||3107|
|$800 - $999||13,768||14.5||12.3||3108|
|$1,000 - $1,249||15,141||16.0||13.0||3109|
|$1,250 - $1,499||10,327||10.9||9.2||3110|
|$1,500 - $1,749||8,164||8.6||8.0||3111|
|$1,750 - $1,999||5,474||5.8||5.8||3112|
|$2,000 - $2,999||6,376||6.7||9.0||3113|
|$3,000 or more||1,963||2.1||5.8||3114|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
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Analysis of the local labour force individual income levels in Penrith City in 2016 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).
Overall, 14.6% of the local labour force earned a high income, and 15.2% earned a low income, compared with 20.6% and 17.1% respectively for New South Wales.
The major differences between the weekly income of the people in the local labour force in Penrith City and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of people in the local labour force earned $1,000 - $1,249 (16.0% compared to 13.0%)
- A larger percentage of people in the local labour force earned $800 - $999 (14.5% compared to 12.3%)
- A smaller percentage of people in the local labour force earned $3,000 or more (2.1% compared to 5.8%)
- A smaller percentage of people in the local labour force earned $2,000 - $2,999 (6.7% compared to 9.0%)