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Barunga West Council

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In Barunga West Council, 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 Yorke and Mid North 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
Barunga West Council - All industries2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%South Australia %
Negative Income/ Nil income50.70.7
$1 - $149233.23.7
$150 - $299365.04.4
$300 - $399415.74.7
$400 - $499517.15.9
$500 - $6497310.19.2
$650 - $7999813.611.3
$800 - $9999312.913.6
$1,000 - $1,2497710.713.9
$1,250 - $1,499496.89.1
$1,500 - $1,749537.37.6
$1,750 - $1,999425.85.1
$2,000 - $2,999425.86.3
$3,000 or more182.53.1
Not stated223.01.4

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, Barunga West Council: 3.0% $3,000 or more, Barunga West Council: 2.5% $2,000 - $2,999, Barunga West Council: 5.8% $1,750 - $1,999, Barunga West Council: 5.8% $1,500 - $1,749, Barunga West Council: 7.3% $1,250 - $1,499, Barunga West Council: 6.8% $1,000 - $1,249, Barunga West Council: 10.7% $800 - $999, Barunga West Council: 12.9% $650 - $799, Barunga West Council: 13.6% $500 - $649, Barunga West Council: 10.1% $400 - $499, Barunga West Council: 7.1% $300 - $399, Barunga West Council: 5.7% $150 - $299, Barunga West Council: 5.0% $1 - $149, Barunga West Council: 3.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, Barunga West Council: 0.7%
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 Barunga West Council 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 21.6% 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 Barunga West Council and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $650 - $799 (13.6% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned Not stated (3.0% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (10.7% compared to 13.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $1,250 - $1,499 (6.8% compared to 9.1%)

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