RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Sources of income

Households in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region have a lower amount of disposable income compared to Queensland.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Sources of income per household
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region2019/202014/15Change
Economic measure$Queensland$$ Queensland$2014/15 to 2019/20
Wages & salaries47,142.8283,199.1048,615.2084,247.15-1,472
Property income10,932.5216,526.3212,791.7218,916.56-1,859
Business income9,969.6515,206.529,431.1315,181.87+539
Superannuation6,569.909,646.887,682.2011,099.74-1,112
Cash benefits23,210.8418,210.1222,780.6817,986.39+430
Total income before tax97,825.73142,788.94101,300.92147,431.70-3,475
Tax paid-11,000.17-22,316.47-10,308.47-21,021.95-692
Interest paid-4,862.16-6,548.95-6,687.64-9,192.82+1,825
Other payments/statistical discrepancy8,633.7314,738.988,532.9114,600.74+101
Total disposable income90,597.12128,762.5092,837.73131,917.67-2,241
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid2.110.822.210.860

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions.Data are based on a 2018-19 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

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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

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