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Local workers - Individual income - Construction

In the Scenic Rim Regional Council, 8.4% of the Construction 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 Scenic Rim Regional Council 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
Scenic Rim Regional Council - Construction2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Transport, Postal and Warehousing %
Negative Income/ Nil income80.90.7
$1 - $149151.73.1
$150 - $299262.92.4
$300 - $399394.45.0
$400 - $499404.59.8
$500 - $649829.214.1
$650 - $7999510.713.7
$800 - $99914115.814.4
$1,000 - $1,24917319.413.9
$1,250 - $1,49910011.27.0
$1,500 - $1,749758.46.7
$1,750 - $1,999293.33.1
$2,000 - $2,999333.71.9
$3,000 or more131.50.7
Not stated222.53.4

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, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 3.4% $3,000 or more, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 0.7% $2,000 - $2,999, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 1.9% $1,750 - $1,999, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 3.1% $1,500 - $1,749, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 6.7% $1,250 - $1,499, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 7.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 13.9% $800 - $999, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 14.4% $650 - $799, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 13.7% $500 - $649, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 14.1% $400 - $499, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 9.8% $300 - $399, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 5.0% $150 - $299, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 2.4% $1 - $149, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 3.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 0.7% Not stated, Construction: 2.5% $3,000 or more, Construction: 1.5% $2,000 - $2,999, Construction: 3.7% $1,750 - $1,999, Construction: 3.3% $1,500 - $1,749, Construction: 8.4% $1,250 - $1,499, Construction: 11.2% $1,000 - $1,249, Construction: 19.4% $800 - $999, Construction: 15.8% $650 - $799, Construction: 10.7% $500 - $649, Construction: 9.2% $400 - $499, Construction: 4.5% $300 - $399, Construction: 4.4% $150 - $299, Construction: 2.9% $1 - $149, Construction: 1.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Construction: 0.9%
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 Construction individual income levels in the Scenic Rim Regional Council in 2016 compared to the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce within Scenic Rim Regional Council shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 8.4% of the Construction earned a high income, and 14.4% earned a low income, compared with 5.8% and 21.1% respectively for the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce within Scenic Rim Regional Council.

The major differences between the weekly income of the Construction in the Scenic Rim Regional Council and the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (19.4% compared to 13.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1,250 - $1,499 (11.2% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $400 - $499 (4.5% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned $500 - $649 (9.2% compared to 14.1%)

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