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South West RED Region

Resident workers - Individual income

South West RED Region labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Arts and Recreation Services.

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
South West RED Region2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Arts and Recreation Services%
Negative Income/ Nil income2932.50.0
$1 - $1493813.29.7
$150 - $2994543.80.0
$300 - $3995334.514.5
$400 - $4996005.00.0
$500 - $6491,1319.54.8
$650 - $7991,33111.124.2
$800 - $9991,61613.514.5
$1,000 - $1,2491,66613.919.4
$1,250 - $1,4991,1419.54.8
$1,500 - $1,7498967.58.1
$1,750 - $1,9995524.60.0
$2,000 - $2,9997226.00.0
$3,000 or more3322.80.0
Not stated3042.50.0

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, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% $3,000 or more, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% $2,000 - $2,999, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% $1,750 - $1,999, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% $1,500 - $1,749, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 8.1% $1,250 - $1,499, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 4.8% $1,000 - $1,249, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 19.4% $800 - $999, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 14.5% $650 - $799, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 24.2% $500 - $649, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 4.8% $400 - $499, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% $300 - $399, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 14.5% $150 - $299, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% $1 - $149, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 9.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% Not stated, South West RED Region - All industries: 2.5% $3,000 or more, South West RED Region - All industries: 2.8% $2,000 - $2,999, South West RED Region - All industries: 6.0% $1,750 - $1,999, South West RED Region - All industries: 4.6% $1,500 - $1,749, South West RED Region - All industries: 7.5% $1,250 - $1,499, South West RED Region - All industries: 9.5% $1,000 - $1,249, South West RED Region - All industries: 13.9% $800 - $999, South West RED Region - All industries: 13.5% $650 - $799, South West RED Region - All industries: 11.1% $500 - $649, South West RED Region - All industries: 9.5% $400 - $499, South West RED Region - All industries: 5.0% $300 - $399, South West RED Region - All industries: 4.5% $150 - $299, South West RED Region - All industries: 3.8% $1 - $149, South West RED Region - All industries: 3.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, South West RED Region - All industries: 2.5%
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 individual income levels in South West RED Region in 2016 compared to Arts and Recreation Services shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 13.4% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 18.9% earned a low income, compared with 0.0% and 24.2% respectively for Arts and Recreation Services.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in South West RED Region and Arts and Recreation Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (6.0% compared to 0.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (11.1% compared to 24.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $300 - $399 (4.5% compared to 14.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $1 - $149 (3.2% compared to 9.7%)

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