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Resident workers - Individual income

The City of South Perth labour force have a higher 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 South Perth, 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 South Perth.  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 South Perth2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Western Australia%
Negative Income/ Nil income1420.70.8
$1 - $1496373.13.5
$150 - $2998514.13.9
$300 - $3997603.74.0
$400 - $4998834.34.7
$500 - $6491,1935.77.2
$650 - $7991,3416.58.5
$800 - $9991,7488.410.7
$1,000 - $1,2492,32511.212.6
$1,250 - $1,4991,9539.49.6
$1,500 - $1,7491,8198.88.6
$1,750 - $1,9991,4607.06.5
$2,000 - $2,9992,75313.311.2
$3,000 or more2,64212.76.7
Not stated2561.21.5

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 South Perth - All industries: 1.2% $3,000 or more, City of South Perth - All industries: 12.7% $2,000 - $2,999, City of South Perth - All industries: 13.3% $1,750 - $1,999, City of South Perth - All industries: 7.0% $1,500 - $1,749, City of South Perth - All industries: 8.8% $1,250 - $1,499, City of South Perth - All industries: 9.4% $1,000 - $1,249, City of South Perth - All industries: 11.2% $800 - $999, City of South Perth - All industries: 8.4% $650 - $799, City of South Perth - All industries: 6.5% $500 - $649, City of South Perth - All industries: 5.7% $400 - $499, City of South Perth - All industries: 4.3% $300 - $399, City of South Perth - All industries: 3.7% $150 - $299, City of South Perth - All industries: 4.1% $1 - $149, City of South Perth - All industries: 3.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of South Perth - 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 South Perth in 2016 compared to Western Australia 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, 33.0% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 15.8% 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 South Perth and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (12.7% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (13.3% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (8.4% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (6.5% compared to 8.5%)

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