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Town of Port Hedland

Sources of income

Households in the Town of Port Hedland have a higher amount of disposable income compared to Western Australia.

Household disposable income is a measure of the amount of income available to an average household in the area. It varies depending on the jobs held by the residents, amount of property and business income, and cash benefits provided by government, which are related to the socio-economic status of the area. Areas with high unemployment, large numbers of retirees and others out of the workforce may have a high cash benefits component.

This information gives an insight into both the sources of income and how much your residents have available to spend in the area. This dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Worker productivity, Local workers income data, and Gross Regional Product data on the size of the residential economy.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Sources of income per household
Town of Port Hedland2017/182012/13Change
Name$Western Australia $$Western Australia $2012/13 to 2017/18
Wages & salaries154,405.19100,628.55194,885.83113,175.19-40,481
Property income21,876.1919,039.4624,544.2621,124.46-2,668
Business income4,108.3515,948.649,903.4416,997.63-5,795
Cash benefits7,519.4313,432.584,644.0214,023.68+2,875
Total income before tax202,636.89160,263.98249,850.16176,604.91-47,213
Tax paid-40,804.77-28,178.78-54,273.20-30,239.94+13,468
Interest paid-15,244.30-9,638.79-15,163.32-13,694.36-81
Other payments/statistical discrepancy1,198.8917,278.2321,148.9421,470.56-19,950
Total disposable income147,786.72139,824.63201,562.58154,241.17-53,776
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.180.480.090.46--

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

Sources of income per household
Sources of income per household Western Australia, Cash benefits: 8.4% Western Australia, Superannuation: 7.0% Western Australia, Business income: 10.0% Western Australia, Property income: 11.9% Western Australia, Wages & salaries: 62.8% Town of Port Hedland, Cash benefits: 3.7% Town of Port Hedland, Superannuation: 7.3% Town of Port Hedland, Business income: 2.0% Town of Port Hedland, Property income: 10.8% Town of Port Hedland, Wages & salaries: 76.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts

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