RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Resident workers - Individual income

The RDA Darling Downs and South West Region labour force (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) have a similar proportion of persons with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Queensland.

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

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

Data source

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

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Resident workers individual income
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Persons 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Queensland%
Negative Income/ Nil income6815.14.3
$1 - $1494403.33.1
$150 - $2996995.25.2
$300 - $3998276.26.2
$400 - $4997925.97.0
$500 - $6491,2939.711.1
$650 - $7991,61512.114.2
$800 - $9991,85713.914.2
$1,000 - $1,2491,75913.111.8
$1,250 - $1,4991,0157.66.6
$1,500 - $1,7496915.24.6
$1,750 - $1,9993802.82.6
$2,000 - $2,9994783.63.2
$3,000 or more4953.73.3
Not stated3702.82.7
Total Persons13,392100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2016 compared to Queensland shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 10.1% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned a high income, and 25.7% earned a low income, compared with 9.1% and 25.8% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $650 - $799 (12.1% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $500 - $649 (9.7% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (13.1% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) earned $400 - $499 (5.9% compared to 7.0%)

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