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Maranoa Regional Council area

Resident workers - Individual income

Maranoa Regional Council area labour force have a higher 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
Maranoa Regional Council area2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing%
Negative Income/ Nil income1472.38.9
$1 - $1491953.13.0
$150 - $2992333.75.9
$300 - $3992794.46.6
$400 - $4992784.45.6
$500 - $6495799.111.0
$650 - $79965810.47.1
$800 - $99981612.912.2
$1,000 - $1,24988213.911.8
$1,250 - $1,4996319.96.9
$1,500 - $1,7495068.04.3
$1,750 - $1,9993084.92.6
$2,000 - $2,9994747.54.8
$3,000 or more1963.14.7
Not stated1642.64.6

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, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 4.6% $3,000 or more, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 4.7% $2,000 - $2,999, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 4.8% $1,750 - $1,999, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 2.6% $1,500 - $1,749, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 4.3% $1,250 - $1,499, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 6.9% $1,000 - $1,249, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 11.8% $800 - $999, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 12.2% $650 - $799, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 7.1% $500 - $649, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 11.0% $400 - $499, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 5.6% $300 - $399, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 6.6% $150 - $299, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 5.9% $1 - $149, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 3.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Maranoa Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing : 8.9% Not stated, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 2.6% $3,000 or more, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 3.1% $2,000 - $2,999, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 7.5% $1,750 - $1,999, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 4.9% $1,500 - $1,749, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 8.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 9.9% $1,000 - $1,249, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 13.9% $800 - $999, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 12.9% $650 - $799, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 10.4% $500 - $649, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 9.1% $400 - $499, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 4.4% $300 - $399, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 4.4% $150 - $299, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 3.7% $1 - $149, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 3.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 2.3%
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 individual income levels in Maranoa Regional Council area in 2016 compared to Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 15.4% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 17.8% earned a low income, compared with 12.2% and 30.0% respectively for Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in Maranoa Regional Council area and Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,500 - $1,749 (8.0% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (10.4% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,250 - $1,499 (9.9% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned Negative Income/ Nil income (2.3% compared to 8.9%)

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