City of Whyalla
Resident workers - Individual income
City of Whyalla labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than South Australia.
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 Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula 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 Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula 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|
|City of Whyalla||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||South Australia%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||41||0.5||0.7||3101|
|$1 - $149||284||3.4||3.7||3102|
|$150 - $299||391||4.7||4.4||3103|
|$300 - $399||412||5.0||4.7||3104|
|$400 - $499||495||6.0||5.8||3105|
|$500 - $649||706||8.5||9.2||3106|
|$650 - $799||712||8.6||11.3||3107|
|$800 - $999||912||11.0||13.6||3108|
|$1,000 - $1,249||969||11.7||13.8||3109|
|$1,250 - $1,499||748||9.0||9.1||3110|
|$1,500 - $1,749||816||9.8||7.6||3111|
|$1,750 - $1,999||680||8.2||5.1||3112|
|$2,000 - $2,999||755||9.1||6.4||3113|
|$3,000 or more||246||3.0||3.1||3114|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in City of Whyalla in 2016 compared to South Australia shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).
Overall, 20.3% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 19.6% earned a low income, compared with 14.7% and 19.3% respectively for South Australia.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in City of Whyalla and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,750 - $1,999 (8.2% compared to 5.1%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (9.1% compared to 6.4%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (8.6% compared to 11.3%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (11.0% compared to 13.6%)