Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area
Resident workers - Individual income
The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.
Income statistics Port Macquarie-Hastings 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 Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area. 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|
|Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area - Persons||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||New South Wales%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||213||0.7||0.7|
|$1 - $149||1,223||4.1||3.2|
|$150 - $299||1,216||4.1||3.8|
|$300 - $399||1,551||5.2||4.3|
|$400 - $499||1,940||6.5||5.2|
|$500 - $649||3,243||10.9||8.1|
|$650 - $799||3,818||12.9||10.2|
|$800 - $999||4,062||13.7||12.3|
|$1,000 - $1,249||3,666||12.4||13.0|
|$1,250 - $1,499||2,397||8.1||9.2|
|$1,500 - $1,749||1,961||6.6||8.0|
|$1,750 - $1,999||1,435||4.8||5.8|
|$2,000 - $2,999||1,624||5.5||9.0|
|$3,000 or more||777||2.6||5.8|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 12.9% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 20.7% earned a low income, compared with 20.6% and 17.1% respectively for Victoria.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area and New South Wales were:
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (5.5% compared to 9.0%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (2.6% compared to 5.8%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (10.9% compared to 8.1%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (12.9% compared to 10.2%)