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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of Rockingham labour force have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Western 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 City of Rockingham, 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 City of Rockingham.  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 Rockingham2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Western Australia%
Negative Income/ Nil income3970.70.8
$1 - $1492,1443.93.5
$150 - $2992,0513.73.9
$300 - $3992,2144.04.0
$400 - $4992,5674.74.7
$500 - $6493,9857.37.2
$650 - $7994,6488.58.5
$800 - $9995,93110.810.7
$1,000 - $1,2497,07912.912.6
$1,250 - $1,4995,3579.89.6
$1,500 - $1,7494,8218.88.6
$1,750 - $1,9993,8066.96.5
$2,000 - $2,9996,42211.711.2
$3,000 or more2,6524.86.7
Not stated7641.41.5

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

Resident workers individual income, 2016
Resident workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, Western Australia : 1.5% $3,000 or more, Western Australia : 6.7% $2,000 - $2,999, Western Australia : 11.2% $1,750 - $1,999, Western Australia : 6.5% $1,500 - $1,749, Western Australia : 8.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Western Australia : 9.6% $1,000 - $1,249, Western Australia : 12.6% $800 - $999, Western Australia : 10.7% $650 - $799, Western Australia : 8.5% $500 - $649, Western Australia : 7.2% $400 - $499, Western Australia : 4.7% $300 - $399, Western Australia : 4.0% $150 - $299, Western Australia : 3.9% $1 - $149, Western Australia : 3.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Western Australia : 0.8% Not stated, City of Rockingham - All industries: 1.4% $3,000 or more, City of Rockingham - All industries: 4.8% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Rockingham - All industries: 11.7% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Rockingham - All industries: 6.9% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Rockingham - All industries: 8.8% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Rockingham - All industries: 9.8% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Rockingham - All industries: 12.9% $800 - $999, City of Rockingham - All industries: 10.8% $650 - $799, City of Rockingham - All industries: 8.5% $500 - $649, City of Rockingham - All industries: 7.3% $400 - $499, City of Rockingham - All industries: 4.7% $300 - $399, City of Rockingham - All industries: 4.0% $150 - $299, City of Rockingham - All industries: 3.7% $1 - $149, City of Rockingham - All industries: 3.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Rockingham - All industries: 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 resident workers individual income levels in the City of Rockingham in 2016 compared to Western Australia shows that there was a lower 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, 23.5% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 17.1% earned a low income, compared with 24.5% and 16.9% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the City of Rockingham and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (11.7% compared to 11.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1 - $149 (3.9% compared to 3.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1,750 - $1,999 (6.9% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (4.8% compared to 6.7%)

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