City of Playford

Local workers - Individual income - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services

In the City of Playford, 26.6% of the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services local workers earned $1,750 or more per week.

Individual Income is an indicator of socio-economic status, skills and occupations required in a particular industry. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to evaluate the economic opportunities of people in an industry.

The amount of income an individual receives is linked to a number of factors including the person's employment status, age, qualifications and type of employment undertaken by the person.

Wages in the City of Playford can vary greatly across industry sectors. As well as being related to the type of jobs and qualifications required in a particular industry, income levels can be related to the level of part-time employment, Occupations, Qualification and the Age structure of the local workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

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Local workers individual income
City of Playford - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. South Australia%
Negative Income/ Nil income000.2
$1 - $149000.7
$150 - $299001.0
$300 - $399000.9
$400 - $49942.01.7
$500 - $64973.43.2
$650 - $799178.45.5
$800 - $9993014.810.4
$1,000 - $1,2494723.216.1
$1,250 - $1,4992813.812.5
$1,500 - $1,749167.912.5
$1,750 - $1,999209.99.9
$2,000 - $2,9992914.318.1
$3,000 or more52.56.2
Not stated001.1
Total Persons203100.0100.0

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 individual income levels in the City of Playford in 2016 compared to South Australia shows that there was a lower 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, 26.6% of the local workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned a high income, and 2.0% earned a low income, compared with 34.2% and 4.5% respectively for South Australia.

The major differences between the weekly income of the local workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) in the City of Playford and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (23.2% compared to 16.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) who earned $1,500 - $1,749 (7.9% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) who earned $800 - $999 (14.8% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (14.3% compared to 18.1%)

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