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Sources of income

Households in Tablelands have a lower amount of disposable income compared to Far North Queensland.

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
Name$Far North Queensland $$Far North Queensland $2010/11 to 2015/16
Wages & salaries50,684.1564,385.6151,091.0465,713.94-407
Property income13,037.9812,854.3814,806.9613,722.96-1,769
Business income11,915.4213,334.9121,883.0118,825.26-9,968
Cash benefits21,559.2116,775.1620,555.1416,900.34+1,004
Total income before tax104,222.82114,574.71115,909.42122,092.38-11,687
Tax paid-11,121.61-14,876.11-11,129.85-13,777.61+8
Interest paid-6,202.59-7,509.05-9,288.13-10,619.86+3,086
Other payments/statistical discrepancy10,760.7412,468.5812,146.1212,911.02-1,385
Total disposable income97,659.36104,758.13107,637.56110,705.93-9,978
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid1.941.131.851.23--

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 Far North Queensland, Cash benefits: 14.6% Far North Queensland, Superannuation: 6.3% Far North Queensland, Business income: 11.6% Far North Queensland, Property income: 11.2% Far North Queensland, Wages & salaries: 56.2% Tablelands, Cash benefits: 20.7% Tablelands, Superannuation: 6.7% Tablelands, Business income: 11.4% Tablelands, Property income: 12.5% Tablelands, Wages & salaries: 48.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts

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