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Murweh Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

Murweh Shire labour force (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) have a lower 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 income00.00.6
$1 - $14900.01.5
$150 - $29900.02.4
$300 - $39900.02.6
$400 - $49938.63.0
$500 - $64938.64.8
$650 - $799617.16.6
$800 - $99938.69.6
$1,000 - $1,249617.112.4
$1,250 - $1,49938.610.7
$1,500 - $1,749411.410.3
$1,750 - $1,999411.47.3
$2,000 - $2,99900.014.9
$3,000 or more38.612.3
Not stated00.00.9

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 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 0.9% $3,000 or more, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 12.3% $2,000 - $2,999, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 14.9% $1,750 - $1,999, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 7.3% $1,500 - $1,749, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 10.3% $1,250 - $1,499, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 10.7% $1,000 - $1,249, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 12.4% $800 - $999, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 9.6% $650 - $799, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 6.6% $500 - $649, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 4.8% $400 - $499, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 3.0% $300 - $399, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 2.6% $150 - $299, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 2.4% $1 - $149, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 1.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Australia - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 0.6% Not stated, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.0% $3,000 or more, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 8.6% $2,000 - $2,999, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 11.4% $1,500 - $1,749, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 11.4% $1,250 - $1,499, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 8.6% $1,000 - $1,249, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 17.1% $800 - $999, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 8.6% $650 - $799, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 17.1% $500 - $649, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 8.6% $400 - $499, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 8.6% $300 - $399, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.0% $150 - $299, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.0% $1 - $149, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Murweh Shire - Professional, Scientific and Technical 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 (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) individual income levels in Murweh Shire in 2016 compared to Australia 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, 20.0% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) earned a high income, and 8.6% earned a low income, compared with 34.5% and 10.1% respectively for Australia.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in Murweh Shire and Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) earned $650 - $799 (17.1% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) earned $400 - $499 (8.6% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (17.1% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (0.0% compared to 14.9%)

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