Limestone Coast region
Local workers - Individual income - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
In the Limestone Coast region, 12.3% of the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services earned $1,750 or more per week.
Individual Income is an indicator of socio-economic status, skills and occupations required in a particular industry. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to evaluate the economic opportunities of people in an industry.
The amount of income an individual receives is linked to a number of factors including the person's employment status, age, qualifications and type of employment undertaken by the person.
Wages in Limestone Coast region can vary greatly across industry sectors. As well as being related to the type of jobs and qualifications required in a particular industry, income levels can be related to the level of part-time employment, Occupations, Qualifications and the Age structure of the local workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers individual income|
|Limestone Coast region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||South Australia %|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||0||0.0||0.7||3101|
|$1 - $149||15||2.2||2.0||3102|
|$150 - $299||29||4.2||2.9||3103|
|$300 - $399||30||4.3||3.1||3104|
|$400 - $499||34||4.9||3.7||3105|
|$500 - $649||77||11.0||5.8||3106|
|$650 - $799||74||10.6||7.8||3107|
|$800 - $999||115||16.5||11.6||3108|
|$1,000 - $1,249||110||15.8||13.9||3109|
|$1,250 - $1,499||69||9.9||11.2||3110|
|$1,500 - $1,749||44||6.3||10.2||3111|
|$1,750 - $1,999||29||4.2||6.4||3112|
|$2,000 - $2,999||34||4.9||11.8||3113|
|$3,000 or more||23||3.3||8.0||3114|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services individual income levels in the Limestone Coast region in 2016 compared to South Australia 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, 12.3% of the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services earned a high income, and 15.5% earned a low income, compared with 26.1% and 12.5% respectively for South Australia.
The major differences between the weekly income of the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services in the Limestone Coast region and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of local workers who earned $500 - $649 (11.0% compared to 5.8%)
- A larger percentage of local workers who earned $800 - $999 (16.5% compared to 11.6%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (4.9% compared to 11.8%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $3,000 or more (3.3% compared to 8.0%)