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City of Whyalla

Sources of income

Households in City of Whyalla have a lower amount of disposable income compared to Regional SA.

Household disposable income is a measure of the amount of income available to an average household in the area. It varies depending on the jobs held by the residents, amount of property and business income, and cash benefits provided by government, which are related to the socio-economic status of the area. Areas with high unemployment, large numbers of retirees and others out of the workforce may have a high cash benefits component.

This information gives an insight into both the sources of income and how much your residents have available to spend in the area. This dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Worker productivity, Local workers income data, and Gross Regional Product data on the size of the residential economy.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Sources of income per household
City of Whyalla2017/182012/13Change
Name$Regional SA $$Regional SA $2012/13 to 2017/18
Wages & salaries66,585.1756,826.9872,392.7456,857.48-5,808
Property income10,501.8413,775.3612,287.7712,960.96-1,786
Business income3,144.8427,006.912,548.5720,865.20+596
Cash benefits13,466.0321,480.7914,721.0020,208.65-1,255
Total income before tax101,047.28127,374.84109,802.17117,722.03-8,755
Tax paid-16,676.93-17,473.98-17,319.90-14,740.86+643
Interest paid-5,147.26-5,461.93-6,633.90-6,955.68+1,487
Other payments/statistical discrepancy7,413.0712,666.929,804.5813,528.90-2,392
Total disposable income86,636.17117,205.8695,652.95109,654.39-9,017
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.811.230.851.37--

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

Sources of income per household
Sources of income per household City of Whyalla, Cash benefits: 13.3% City of Whyalla, Superannuation: 7.3% City of Whyalla, Business income: 3.1% City of Whyalla, Property income: 10.4% City of Whyalla, Wages & salaries: 65.9% Regional SA, Cash benefits: 16.9% Regional SA, Superannuation: 6.5% Regional SA, Business income: 21.2% Regional SA, Property income: 10.8% Regional SA, Wages & salaries: 44.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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