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Paroo Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

Paroo Shire labour force (Mining) have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

Income statistics in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, when analysed with other data sources, such as Age structure, Qualifications, Hours worked and Occupations, help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of RDA Darling Downs and South West Region.  This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.

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

Resident workers individual income
Paroo Shire2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing%
Negative Income/ Nil income00.08.5
$1 - $14900.04.2
$150 - $29900.05.6
$300 - $39900.09.4
$400 - $49900.08.5
$500 - $64900.07.5
$650 - $79900.014.6
$800 - $99900.09.9
$1,000 - $1,24900.09.4
$1,250 - $1,49900.06.6
$1,500 - $1,74900.05.6
$1,750 - $1,99900.04.2
$2,000 - $2,99900.00.0
$3,000 or more00.04.7
Not stated00.01.4

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers individual income, 2016
Resident workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 1.4% $3,000 or more, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 4.7% $2,000 - $2,999, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 0.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 4.2% $1,500 - $1,749, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 5.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 6.6% $1,000 - $1,249, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 9.4% $800 - $999, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 9.9% $650 - $799, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 14.6% $500 - $649, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 7.5% $400 - $499, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 8.5% $300 - $399, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 9.4% $150 - $299, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 5.6% $1 - $149, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 4.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, Paroo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 8.5% Not stated, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $3,000 or more, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $1,500 - $1,749, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $800 - $999, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $650 - $799, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $500 - $649, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $400 - $499, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $300 - $399, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $150 - $299, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% $1 - $149, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Paroo Shire - Mining: 0.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers (Mining) individual income levels in Paroo Shire in 2016 compared to Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 0.0% of the resident workers (Mining) earned a high income, and 0.0% earned a low income, compared with 8.9% and 36.2% respectively for Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Mining) in Paroo Shire and Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $650 - $799 (0.0% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $800 - $999 (0.0% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $300 - $399 (0.0% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (0.0% compared to 9.4%)

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