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Light Regional Council

Sources of income

Households in Light Regional Council have a higher amount of disposable income compared to Regional SA.

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
Light Regional Council2017/182012/13Change
Name$Regional SA $$Regional SA $2012/13 to 2017/18
Wages & salaries82,613.8156,826.9879,142.2356,857.48+3,472
Property income13,710.3613,775.3612,714.3012,960.96+996
Business income21,154.6527,006.9117,701.6720,865.20+3,453
Cash benefits14,857.6421,480.7918,505.3920,208.65-3,648
Total income before tax140,833.65127,374.84135,092.33117,722.03+5,741
Tax paid-20,958.76-17,473.98-18,228.77-14,740.86-2,730
Interest paid-7,856.01-5,461.93-9,276.80-6,955.68+1,421
Other payments/statistical discrepancy16,781.3312,666.9217,565.7913,528.90-784
Total disposable income128,800.22117,205.86125,152.55109,654.39+3,648
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.711.231.021.37--

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Light Regional Council, Cash benefits: 10.5% Light Regional Council, Superannuation: 6.0% Light Regional Council, Business income: 15.0% Light Regional Council, Property income: 9.7% Light Regional Council, Wages & salaries: 58.7% Regional SA, Cash benefits: 16.9% Regional SA, Superannuation: 6.5% Regional SA, Business income: 21.2% Regional SA, Property income: 10.8% Regional SA, Wages & salaries: 44.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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