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Murweh Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

Murweh Shire labour force (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Australia.

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
Murweh Shire2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Australia%
Negative Income/ Nil income00.00.3
$1 - $14900.00.3
$150 - $29900.00.6
$300 - $39900.00.8
$400 - $49900.01.2
$500 - $64900.02.5
$650 - $79900.04.5
$800 - $99900.08.9
$1,000 - $1,249440.013.4
$1,250 - $1,49900.012.3
$1,500 - $1,74900.012.6
$1,750 - $1,999330.010.7
$2,000 - $2,999330.020.6
$3,000 or more00.09.9
Not stated00.01.1

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, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 1.1% $3,000 or more, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 9.9% $2,000 - $2,999, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 20.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 10.7% $1,500 - $1,749, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 12.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 12.3% $1,000 - $1,249, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 13.4% $800 - $999, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 8.9% $650 - $799, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 4.5% $500 - $649, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 2.5% $400 - $499, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 1.2% $300 - $399, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 0.8% $150 - $299, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 0.6% $1 - $149, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 0.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Australia - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services  : 0.3% Not stated, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $3,000 or more, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 30.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 30.0% $1,500 - $1,749, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 40.0% $800 - $999, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $650 - $799, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $500 - $649, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $400 - $499, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $300 - $399, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $150 - $299, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% $1 - $149, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Murweh Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 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 (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) individual income levels in Murweh Shire in 2016 compared to Australia 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, 60.0% of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned a high income, and 0.0% earned a low income, compared with 41.3% and 3.3% respectively for Australia.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) in Murweh Shire and Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (40.0% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned $1,750 - $1,999 (30.0% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned $1,500 - $1,749 (0.0% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) earned $1,250 - $1,499 (0.0% compared to 12.3%)

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