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RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region, 14.1% of the 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 RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula 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
RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region - All industries2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%South Australia %
Negative Income/ Nil income2171.00.7
$1 - $1498853.93.7
$150 - $2991,0084.54.4
$300 - $3991,1565.14.7
$400 - $4991,4856.65.9
$500 - $6492,2009.79.2
$650 - $7992,48311.011.3
$800 - $9992,82012.513.6
$1,000 - $1,2492,95213.113.9
$1,250 - $1,4991,9858.89.1
$1,500 - $1,7491,7978.07.6
$1,750 - $1,9991,2575.65.1
$2,000 - $2,9991,3315.96.3
$3,000 or more5862.63.1
Not stated4161.81.4

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers individual income, 2016
Local workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, South Australia: 1.4% $3,000 or more, South Australia: 3.1% $2,000 - $2,999, South Australia: 6.3% $1,750 - $1,999, South Australia: 5.1% $1,500 - $1,749, South Australia: 7.6% $1,250 - $1,499, South Australia: 9.1% $1,000 - $1,249, South Australia: 13.9% $800 - $999, South Australia: 13.6% $650 - $799, South Australia: 11.3% $500 - $649, South Australia: 9.2% $400 - $499, South Australia: 5.9% $300 - $399, South Australia: 4.7% $150 - $299, South Australia: 4.4% $1 - $149, South Australia: 3.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, South Australia: 0.7% Not stated, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 1.8% $3,000 or more, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 2.6% $2,000 - $2,999, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 5.9% $1,750 - $1,999, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 5.6% $1,500 - $1,749, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 8.0% $1,250 - $1,499, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 8.8% $1,000 - $1,249, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 13.1% $800 - $999, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 12.5% $650 - $799, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 11.0% $500 - $649, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 9.7% $400 - $499, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 6.6% $300 - $399, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 5.1% $150 - $299, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 4.5% $1 - $149, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 3.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 1.0%
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 individual income levels in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region in 2016 compared to South Australia shows that there was a similar 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, 14.1% of the earned a high income, and 21.0% earned a low income, compared with 14.5% and 19.4% respectively for South Australia.

The major differences between the weekly income of the in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region and South Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $800 - $999 (12.5% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (13.1% compared to 13.9%)

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