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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Resident workers - Individual income

The Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than NSW.

The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.

Income statistics in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area, 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%NSW%
Negative Income/ Nil income1520.50.7
$1 - $1499883.43.2
$150 - $2998352.83.8
$300 - $3998562.94.3
$400 - $4991,0403.55.2
$500 - $6491,6555.68.1
$650 - $7992,4098.210.2
$800 - $9993,21910.912.3
$1,000 - $1,2493,83413.013.0
$1,250 - $1,4993,33011.39.2
$1,500 - $1,7493,05410.48.0
$1,750 - $1,9992,0937.15.8
$2,000 - $2,9993,86213.19.0
$3,000 or more1,6945.85.8
Not stated3821.31.6

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

Resident workers individual income, 2016
Resident workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, NSW : 1.6% $3,000 or more, NSW : 5.8% $2,000 - $2,999, NSW : 9.0% $1,750 - $1,999, NSW : 5.8% $1,500 - $1,749, NSW : 8.0% $1,250 - $1,499, NSW : 9.2% $1,000 - $1,249, NSW : 13.0% $800 - $999, NSW : 12.3% $650 - $799, NSW : 10.2% $500 - $649, NSW : 8.1% $400 - $499, NSW : 5.2% $300 - $399, NSW : 4.3% $150 - $299, NSW : 3.8% $1 - $149, NSW : 3.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, NSW : 0.7% Not stated, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 1.3% $3,000 or more, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 5.8% $2,000 - $2,999, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 13.1% $1,750 - $1,999, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 7.1% $1,500 - $1,749, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 10.4% $1,250 - $1,499, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 11.3% $1,000 - $1,249, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 13.0% $800 - $999, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 10.9% $650 - $799, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 8.2% $500 - $649, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 5.6% $400 - $499, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 3.5% $300 - $399, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 2.9% $150 - $299, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 2.8% $1 - $149, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 3.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2016 compared to NSW shows that there was a higher 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, 26.0% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 13.2% earned a low income, compared with 20.6% and 17.1% respectively for NSW.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (13.1% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,500 - $1,749 (10.4% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,250 - $1,499 (11.3% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (5.6% compared to 8.1%)

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