RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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Balonne Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

The Balonne Shire labour force have a similar proportion of persons 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 the Balonne Shire, when analysed with other data sources, such as Age structure, Qualification , Hours worked and Occupations , help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of the Balonne Shire. This also indicates what knowledge and skill levels industry can draw upon locally.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers individual income
Balonne Shire - Persons 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Queensland%
Negative Income/ Nil income442.00.8
$1 - $149703.23.5
$150 - $299813.83.9
$300 - $3991064.94.3
$400 - $4991155.35.2
$500 - $64923010.68.6
$650 - $79925411.811.1
$800 - $99930614.213.1
$1,000 - $1,24929613.713.5
$1,250 - $1,4992069.59.4
$1,500 - $1,7491587.38.1
$1,750 - $1,999914.25.3
$2,000 - $2,999853.97.6
$3,000 or more622.94.1
Not stated562.61.6
Total Persons2,160100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the Balonne Shire in 2016 compared to Queensland shows that there was a similar 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, 11.0% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 19.3% earned a low income, compared with 17.0% and 17.7% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the Balonne Shire and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (3.9% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (10.6% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (2.9% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned Negative Income/ Nil income (2.0% compared to 0.8%)

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