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City of Rockingham

Sources of income

Households in the City of Rockingham have a lower amount of disposable income compared to Western Australia.

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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Sources of income per household
City of Rockingham2015/162010/11Change
Name$Western Australia $$Western Australia $2010/11 to 2015/16
Wages & salaries100,924.10100,508.0899,798.2398,341.33+1,126
Property income16,328.9319,819.0816,541.6821,071.12-213
Business income6,439.1414,113.0911,035.2120,165.16-4,596
Cash benefits13,596.4512,852.7014,816.7613,437.43-1,220
Total income before tax149,046.21159,065.12153,050.16164,054.02-4,004
Tax paid-27,999.74-29,297.87-23,366.05-25,480.73-4,634
Interest paid-4,703.87-10,173.73-10,291.80-14,973.08+5,588
Other payments/statistical discrepancy17,114.6520,113.3816,761.1219,318.31+354
Total disposable income133,457.25139,806.89136,153.44143,018.53-2,696
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.490.440.630.53--

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Sources of income per household
Sources of income per household Western Australia, Cash benefits: 8.1% Western Australia, Superannuation: 7.4% Western Australia, Business income: 8.9% Western Australia, Property income: 12.5% Western Australia, Wages & salaries: 63.2% City of Rockingham, Cash benefits: 9.1% City of Rockingham, Superannuation: 7.9% City of Rockingham, Business income: 4.3% City of Rockingham, Property income: 11.0% City of Rockingham, Wages & salaries: 67.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts

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