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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Resident workers - Individual income

The RDA Darling Downs and South West Region labour force (Administrative and Support Services) have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Mining.

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
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Mining%
Negative Income/ Nil income261.00.2
$1 - $1491124.20.1
$150 - $2992107.80.2
$300 - $3992639.80.2
$400 - $49927610.30.8
$500 - $64938214.21.4
$650 - $79934212.72.0
$800 - $99935513.24.8
$1,000 - $1,24929110.89.2
$1,250 - $1,4991415.29.4
$1,500 - $1,7491013.811.0
$1,750 - $1,999552.014.5
$2,000 - $2,999542.032.1
$3,000 or more331.212.4
Not stated471.71.8

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, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 1.8% $3,000 or more, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 12.4% $2,000 - $2,999, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 32.1% $1,750 - $1,999, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 14.5% $1,500 - $1,749, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 11.0% $1,250 - $1,499, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 9.4% $1,000 - $1,249, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 9.2% $800 - $999, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 4.8% $650 - $799, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 2.0% $500 - $649, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 1.4% $400 - $499, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 0.8% $300 - $399, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 0.2% $150 - $299, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 0.2% $1 - $149, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 0.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining : 0.2% Not stated, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 1.7% $3,000 or more, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 1.2% $2,000 - $2,999, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 2.0% $1,750 - $1,999, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 2.0% $1,500 - $1,749, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 3.8% $1,250 - $1,499, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 5.2% $1,000 - $1,249, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 10.8% $800 - $999, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 13.2% $650 - $799, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 12.7% $500 - $649, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 14.2% $400 - $499, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 10.3% $300 - $399, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 9.8% $150 - $299, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 7.8% $1 - $149, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 4.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Administrative and Support Services: 1.0%
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 (Administrative and Support Services) individual income levels in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2016 compared to Mining shows that there was a lower proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 5.3% of the resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned a high income, and 33.0% earned a low income, compared with 59.0% and 1.5% respectively for Mining.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region and Mining were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $500 - $649 (14.2% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (2.0% compared to 32.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $1,750 - $1,999 (2.0% compared to 14.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $3,000 or more (1.2% compared to 12.4%)

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