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Southern Downs Regional Council area

Sources of income

Households in Southern Downs Regional Council area have a lower amount of disposable income compared to Regional QLD.

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
Southern Downs Regional Council area2017/182012/13Change
Name$Regional QLD $$Regional QLD $2012/13 to 2017/18
Wages & salaries50,386.3571,153.5250,076.9774,147.68+309
Property income10,900.9913,814.0110,756.3114,966.95+145
Business income18,291.5314,618.8012,606.1113,184.42+5,685
Superannuation6,371.287,619.815,572.027,357.62+799
Cash benefits24,325.9417,784.8323,596.0718,203.06+730
Total income before tax110,276.09124,990.98102,607.48127,859.73+7,669
Tax paid-12,400.61-18,641.55-9,838.19-17,386.23-2,562
Interest paid-5,761.76-7,590.38-7,375.97-10,448.82+1,614
Other payments/statistical discrepancy12,316.3614,092.8211,772.6414,851.82+544
Total disposable income104,430.09112,951.8797,165.96114,976.51+7,264
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid1.960.952.401.05--

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 Southern Downs Regional Council area, Cash benefits: 22.1% Southern Downs Regional Council area, Superannuation: 5.8% Southern Downs Regional Council area, Business income: 16.6% Southern Downs Regional Council area, Property income: 9.9% Southern Downs Regional Council area, Wages & salaries: 45.7% Regional QLD, Cash benefits: 14.2% Regional QLD, Superannuation: 6.1% Regional QLD, Business income: 11.7% Regional QLD, Property income: 11.1% Regional QLD, Wages & salaries: 56.9%
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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