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Quilpie Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

Quilpie Shire labour force (Administrative and Support Services) 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
Quilpie Shire2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Queensland%
Negative Income/ Nil income00.00.9
$1 - $14900.02.7
$150 - $29900.05.7
$300 - $39900.07.5
$400 - $49900.08.8
$500 - $64900.012.5
$650 - $79900.014.2
$800 - $99900.014.6
$1,000 - $1,24900.012.4
$1,250 - $1,49900.06.6
$1,500 - $1,74900.04.7
$1,750 - $1,99900.02.6
$2,000 - $2,99900.03.6
$3,000 or more00.02.0
Not stated00.01.3

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 - Administrative and Support Services  : 1.3% $3,000 or more, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 2.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 3.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 2.6% $1,500 - $1,749, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 4.7% $1,250 - $1,499, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 6.6% $1,000 - $1,249, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 12.4% $800 - $999, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 14.6% $650 - $799, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 14.2% $500 - $649, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 12.5% $400 - $499, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 8.8% $300 - $399, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 7.5% $150 - $299, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 5.7% $1 - $149, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 2.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Queensland - Administrative and Support Services  : 0.9% Not stated, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $3,000 or more, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $1,750 - $1,999, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $1,500 - $1,749, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $800 - $999, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $650 - $799, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $500 - $649, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $400 - $499, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $300 - $399, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $150 - $299, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% $1 - $149, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support Services: 0.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Quilpie Shire - Administrative and Support 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 (Administrative and Support Services) individual income levels in Quilpie Shire 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, 0.0% of the resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned a high income, and 0.0% earned a low income, compared with 8.2% and 25.6% respectively for Queensland.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) in Quilpie Shire and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $800 - $999 (0.0% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $650 - $799 (0.0% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $500 - $649 (0.0% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (0.0% compared to 12.4%)

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