RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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Paroo Shire

Sources of income

Households in the Paroo Shire have a higher amount of disposable income compared to Queensland.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Sources of income per household
Paroo Shire2018/192013/14Change
Economic measure$Queensland$$ Queensland$2013/14 to 2018/19
Wages & salaries44,336.4580,917.1252,362.2482,352.10-8,026
Property income19,030.6117,209.8619,871.1018,299.36-840
Business income65,407.9614,607.1747,148.2911,255.38+18,260
Superannuation13,961.5210,169.5113,311.3810,375.46+650
Cash benefits12,664.9915,860.8616,394.8917,465.64-3,730
Total income before tax155,401.53138,764.52149,087.89139,747.93+6,314
Tax paid-18,361.54-21,984.74-22,387.05-19,805.01+4,026
Interest paid-4,069.08-7,435.42-5,298.43-9,433.10+1,229
Other payments/statistical discrepancy15,902.8614,185.5510,271.3814,261.81+5,631
Total disposable income148,873.78123,629.91131,673.80124,871.64+17,200
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.690.720.730.880

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

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