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Maranoa Regional Council area

Resident workers - Individual income

Maranoa Regional Council area labour force (Information Media and Telecommunications) have a lower 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 - $14900.03.1
$150 - $29900.02.7
$300 - $39900.02.8
$400 - $499310.03.6
$500 - $649413.36.0
$650 - $799516.79.6
$800 - $999723.313.4
$1,000 - $1,249516.714.4
$1,250 - $1,499310.011.0
$1,500 - $1,74900.09.6
$1,750 - $1,99900.06.7
$2,000 - $2,99900.010.6
$3,000 or more310.04.9
Not stated00.01.0

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 - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 1.0% $3,000 or more, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 4.9% $2,000 - $2,999, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 10.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 6.7% $1,500 - $1,749, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 9.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 11.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 14.4% $800 - $999, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 13.4% $650 - $799, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 9.6% $500 - $649, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 6.0% $400 - $499, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 3.6% $300 - $399, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 2.8% $150 - $299, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 2.7% $1 - $149, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 3.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, Queensland - Information Media and Telecommunications  : 0.5% Not stated, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 0.0% $3,000 or more, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 10.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 0.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 0.0% $1,500 - $1,749, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 0.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 10.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 16.7% $800 - $999, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 23.3% $650 - $799, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 16.7% $500 - $649, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 13.3% $400 - $499, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 10.0% $300 - $399, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 0.0% $150 - $299, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 0.0% $1 - $149, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 0.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Maranoa Regional Council area - Information Media and Telecommunications: 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 (Information Media and Telecommunications) individual income levels in Maranoa Regional Council area 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 lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 10.0% of the resident workers (Information Media and Telecommunications) earned a high income, and 10.0% earned a low income, compared with 22.3% and 12.7% respectively for Queensland.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Information Media and Telecommunications) earned $800 - $999 (23.3% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Information Media and Telecommunications) earned $500 - $649 (13.3% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Information Media and Telecommunications) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (0.0% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Information Media and Telecommunications) earned $1,500 - $1,749 (0.0% compared to 9.6%)

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