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Maranoa Regional Council area

Resident workers - Individual income

Maranoa Regional Council area labour force (Wholesale Trade) have a higher proportion of people 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 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%Queensland%
Negative Income/ Nil income00.00.5
$1 - $14984.81.4
$150 - $29900.01.7
$300 - $39974.22.2
$400 - $49931.83.0
$500 - $649127.26.2
$650 - $799159.012.2
$800 - $9992716.317.6
$1,000 - $1,2492313.916.7
$1,250 - $1,4991810.810.4
$1,500 - $1,749127.28.3
$1,750 - $1,99995.45.3
$2,000 - $2,9991810.88.8
$3,000 or more106.04.5
Not stated42.41.0

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, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 1.0% $3,000 or more, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 4.5% $2,000 - $2,999, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 8.8% $1,750 - $1,999, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 5.3% $1,500 - $1,749, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 8.3% $1,250 - $1,499, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 10.4% $1,000 - $1,249, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 16.7% $800 - $999, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 17.6% $650 - $799, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 12.2% $500 - $649, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 6.2% $400 - $499, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 3.0% $300 - $399, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 2.2% $150 - $299, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 1.7% $1 - $149, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 1.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Queensland - Wholesale Trade  : 0.5% Not stated, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 2.4% $3,000 or more, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 6.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 10.8% $1,750 - $1,999, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 5.4% $1,500 - $1,749, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 7.2% $1,250 - $1,499, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 10.8% $1,000 - $1,249, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 13.9% $800 - $999, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 16.3% $650 - $799, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 9.0% $500 - $649, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 7.2% $400 - $499, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 1.8% $300 - $399, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 4.2% $150 - $299, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 0.0% $1 - $149, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 4.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Maranoa Regional Council area - Wholesale Trade: 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 (Wholesale Trade) individual income levels in Maranoa Regional Council area in 2016 compared to Queensland shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 22.3% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) earned a high income, and 10.8% earned a low income, compared with 18.7% and 8.8% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in Maranoa Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) earned $1 - $149 (4.8% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) earned $300 - $399 (4.2% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) earned $650 - $799 (9.0% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (13.9% compared to 16.7%)

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