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|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||0||0.0||8.5||3101|
|$1 - $149||0||0.0||4.2||3102|
|$150 - $299||0||0.0||5.6||3103|
|$300 - $399||0||0.0||9.4||3104|
|$400 - $499||0||0.0||8.5||3105|
|$500 - $649||0||0.0||7.5||3106|
|$650 - $799||0||0.0||14.6||3107|
|$800 - $999||0||0.0||9.9||3108|
|$1,000 - $1,249||0||0.0||9.4||3109|
|$1,250 - $1,499||0||0.0||6.6||3110|
|$1,500 - $1,749||0||0.0||5.6||3111|
|$1,750 - $1,999||0||0.0||4.2||3112|
|$2,000 - $2,999||0||0.0||0.0||3113|
|$3,000 or more||0||0.0||4.7||3114|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
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%)