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City of Rockingham

Local workers - Individual income - All industries

In the City of Rockingham, 15.8% 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 City of Rockingham 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
City of Rockingham - All industries2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Western Australia %
Negative Income/ Nil income3091.00.8
$1 - $1491,8946.33.5
$150 - $2991,7425.83.9
$300 - $3991,7285.84.0
$400 - $4991,8756.24.7
$500 - $6492,7629.27.1
$650 - $7992,9469.88.5
$800 - $9993,33311.110.6
$1,000 - $1,2493,51111.712.6
$1,250 - $1,4992,5868.69.5
$1,500 - $1,7492,2357.48.6
$1,750 - $1,9991,7745.96.6
$2,000 - $2,9992,2217.411.4
$3,000 or more7452.57.0
Not stated3891.31.5

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, Western Australia: 1.5% $3,000 or more, Western Australia: 7.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Western Australia: 11.4% $1,750 - $1,999, Western Australia: 6.6% $1,500 - $1,749, Western Australia: 8.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Western Australia: 9.5% $1,000 - $1,249, Western Australia: 12.6% $800 - $999, Western Australia: 10.6% $650 - $799, Western Australia: 8.5% $500 - $649, Western Australia: 7.1% $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: 1.3% $3,000 or more, City of Rockingham: 2.5% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Rockingham: 7.4% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Rockingham: 5.9% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Rockingham: 7.4% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Rockingham: 8.6% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Rockingham: 11.7% $800 - $999, City of Rockingham: 11.1% $650 - $799, City of Rockingham: 9.8% $500 - $649, City of Rockingham: 9.2% $400 - $499, City of Rockingham: 6.2% $300 - $399, City of Rockingham: 5.8% $150 - $299, City of Rockingham: 5.8% $1 - $149, City of Rockingham: 6.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Rockingham: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the 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 higher proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 15.8% of the earned a high income, and 25.1% earned a low income, compared with 24.9% and 16.8% respectively for Western Australia.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1 - $149 (6.3% compared to 3.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $500 - $649 (9.2% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $3,000 or more (2.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (7.4% compared to 11.4%)

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