RDA Darling Downs and South West RegionEconomic profile
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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Sources of income

Households in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Sources of income per household
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region2017/182012/13Change
Name$Queensland $$Queensland $2012/13 to 2017/18
Wages & salaries67,648.4278,860.3169,880.3281,718.66-2,232
Property income12,601.2116,416.0813,002.3817,656.69-401
Business income23,637.7412,133.3019,882.3612,211.09+3,755
Superannuation7,008.799,669.266,212.559,431.08+796
Cash benefits18,415.7615,841.9419,813.6016,934.82-1,398
Total income before tax129,311.93132,920.88128,791.21137,952.34+521
Tax paid-19,895.37-20,768.42-17,349.53-19,735.35-2,546
Interest paid-6,527.21-7,789.31-8,103.17-10,751.81+1,576
Other payments/statistical discrepancy16,166.5613,917.8817,124.5914,811.41-958
Total disposable income119,055.91118,381.04120,463.09122,376.58-1,407
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.930.761.140.86--

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 Queensland, Cash benefits: 11.9% Queensland, Superannuation: 7.3% Queensland, Business income: 9.1% Queensland, Property income: 12.4% Queensland, Wages & salaries: 59.3% RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Cash benefits: 14.2% RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Superannuation: 5.4% RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Business income: 18.3% RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Property income: 9.7% RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Wages & salaries: 52.3%
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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