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Paroo Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

Paroo Shire labour force (Retail 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
Paroo Shire2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Queensland%
Negative Income/ Nil income00.00.8
$1 - $14900.08.7
$150 - $29900.08.3
$300 - $39947.77.9
$400 - $49935.88.9
$500 - $649815.413.1
$650 - $7991121.215.4
$800 - $999917.314.0
$1,000 - $1,24935.89.3
$1,250 - $1,49935.84.5
$1,500 - $1,74947.72.9
$1,750 - $1,99935.81.5
$2,000 - $2,99900.02.1
$3,000 or more00.01.3
Not stated47.71.3

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 - Retail Trade  : 1.3% $3,000 or more, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 1.3% $2,000 - $2,999, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 2.1% $1,750 - $1,999, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 1.5% $1,500 - $1,749, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 2.9% $1,250 - $1,499, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 4.5% $1,000 - $1,249, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 9.3% $800 - $999, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 14.0% $650 - $799, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 15.4% $500 - $649, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 13.1% $400 - $499, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 8.9% $300 - $399, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 7.9% $150 - $299, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 8.3% $1 - $149, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 8.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 0.8% Not stated, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 7.7% $3,000 or more, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 0.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 0.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 5.8% $1,500 - $1,749, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 7.7% $1,250 - $1,499, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 5.8% $1,000 - $1,249, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 5.8% $800 - $999, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 17.3% $650 - $799, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 21.2% $500 - $649, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 15.4% $400 - $499, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 5.8% $300 - $399, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 7.7% $150 - $299, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 0.0% $1 - $149, Paroo Shire - Retail Trade: 0.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Paroo Shire - Retail 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 (Retail Trade) individual income levels in Paroo Shire in 2016 compared to Queensland 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, 5.8% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) earned a high income, and 13.5% earned a low income, compared with 4.9% and 34.6% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Retail Trade) in Paroo Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned Not stated (7.7% compared to 1.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $650 - $799 (21.2% compared to 15.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $1 - $149 (0.0% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $150 - $299 (0.0% compared to 8.3%)

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