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District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula, 12.0% 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
District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%South Australia %
Negative Income/ Nil income291.90.7
$1 - $149644.33.7
$150 - $299674.54.4
$300 - $399835.64.7
$400 - $4991016.85.9
$500 - $6491409.49.2
$650 - $79917711.911.3
$800 - $99920213.513.6
$1,000 - $1,24921214.213.9
$1,250 - $1,4991248.39.1
$1,500 - $1,749865.87.6
$1,750 - $1,999583.95.1
$2,000 - $2,999795.36.3
$3,000 or more422.83.1
Not stated271.81.4

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, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 1.8% $3,000 or more, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 2.8% $2,000 - $2,999, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 5.3% $1,750 - $1,999, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 3.9% $1,500 - $1,749, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 5.8% $1,250 - $1,499, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 8.3% $1,000 - $1,249, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 14.2% $800 - $999, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 13.5% $650 - $799, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 11.9% $500 - $649, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 9.4% $400 - $499, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 6.8% $300 - $399, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 5.6% $150 - $299, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 4.5% $1 - $149, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 4.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 1.9%
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 District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula 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, 12.0% of the earned a high income, and 23.1% 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 District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (1.9% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,500 - $1,749 (5.8% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,750 - $1,999 (3.9% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (5.3% compared to 6.3%)

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