RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains

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RDA BGLAP Region

Resident workers - Individual income

RDA BGLAP Region labour force have a similar proportion of persons with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than South Australia.

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

Income statistics RDA BGLAP Region, 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 RDA BGLAP Region. This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers individual income
RDA BGLAP Region - Persons 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. South Australia%
Negative Income/ Nil income2530.80.7
$1 - $1491,2393.83.7
$150 - $2991,3794.34.4
$300 - $3991,5164.74.7
$400 - $4991,9215.95.8
$500 - $6493,0269.39.2
$650 - $7993,66411.311.3
$800 - $9994,58514.113.6
$1,000 - $1,2494,77914.713.8
$1,250 - $1,4993,1069.69.1
$1,500 - $1,7492,4347.57.6
$1,750 - $1,9991,5554.85.1
$2,000 - $2,9991,9155.96.4
$3,000 or more6041.93.1
Not stated4411.41.4
Total Persons32,417100.0100.0

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 resident workers individual income levels in RDA BGLAP Region in 2016 compared to South Australia shows that there was a similar proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 12.6% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 19.5% earned a low income, compared with 14.7% and 19.3% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in RDA BGLAP Region and South Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (1.9% compared to 3.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,000 - $1,249 (14.7% compared to 13.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (14.1% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (5.9% compared to 6.4%)

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RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains

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