Sydney Eastern Suburbs
Resident workers - Individual income
The Sydney Eastern Suburbs labour force have a higher proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than New South Wales.
The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.
Income statistics in Sydney Eastern Suburbs, 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 Sydney Eastern Suburbs. 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|
|Sydney Eastern Suburbs||2016|
|Gross weekly individual income||Number||%||New South Wales%|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||852||0.6||0.7||3101|
|$1 - $149||2,895||2.2||3.2||3102|
|$150 - $299||3,597||2.7||3.8||3103|
|$300 - $399||3,809||2.9||4.3||3104|
|$400 - $499||4,500||3.4||5.2||3105|
|$500 - $649||6,633||5.0||8.1||3106|
|$650 - $799||8,333||6.3||10.2||3107|
|$800 - $999||11,348||8.5||12.3||3108|
|$1,000 - $1,249||15,038||11.3||13.0||3109|
|$1,250 - $1,499||12,757||9.6||9.2||3110|
|$1,500 - $1,749||12,484||9.4||8.0||3111|
|$1,750 - $1,999||9,606||7.2||5.8||3112|
|$2,000 - $2,999||18,246||13.7||9.0||3113|
|$3,000 or more||20,579||15.5||5.8||3114|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 36.5% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 11.8% earned a low income, compared with 20.6% and 17.1% respectively for New South Wales.
The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (15.5% compared to 5.8%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (13.7% compared to 9.0%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $650 - $799 (6.3% compared to 10.2%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $800 - $999 (8.5% compared to 12.3%)