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The Hills Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

The Hills Shire labour force have a lower proportion of people with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Manufacturing.

The Individual Income levels of the local resident workers are directly linked to their knowledge, experience, qualifications, occupation and skill levels.

Income statistics in The Hills Shire, 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 The Hills Shire.  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
The Hills Shire2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%Manufacturing%
Negative Income/ Nil income5580.70.6
$1 - $1493,1133.91.7
$150 - $2993,2444.02.0
$300 - $3993,0003.72.0
$400 - $4993,2464.02.2
$500 - $6495,0456.34.1
$650 - $7995,8577.35.8
$800 - $9997,4299.37.5
$1,000 - $1,2499,22511.512.6
$1,250 - $1,4997,4709.311.0
$1,500 - $1,7497,2549.010.8
$1,750 - $1,9995,6677.18.5
$2,000 - $2,99910,69313.317.5
$3,000 or more7,2039.012.4
Not stated1,1811.51.2

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, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 1.2% $3,000 or more, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 12.4% $2,000 - $2,999, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 17.5% $1,750 - $1,999, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 8.5% $1,500 - $1,749, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 10.8% $1,250 - $1,499, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 11.0% $1,000 - $1,249, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 12.6% $800 - $999, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 7.5% $650 - $799, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 5.8% $500 - $649, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 4.1% $400 - $499, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 2.2% $300 - $399, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 2.0% $150 - $299, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 2.0% $1 - $149, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 1.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, The Hills Shire - Manufacturing : 0.6% Not stated, The Hills Shire - All industries: 1.5% $3,000 or more, The Hills Shire - All industries: 9.0% $2,000 - $2,999, The Hills Shire - All industries: 13.3% $1,750 - $1,999, The Hills Shire - All industries: 7.1% $1,500 - $1,749, The Hills Shire - All industries: 9.0% $1,250 - $1,499, The Hills Shire - All industries: 9.3% $1,000 - $1,249, The Hills Shire - All industries: 11.5% $800 - $999, The Hills Shire - All industries: 9.3% $650 - $799, The Hills Shire - All industries: 7.3% $500 - $649, The Hills Shire - All industries: 6.3% $400 - $499, The Hills Shire - All industries: 4.0% $300 - $399, The Hills Shire - All industries: 3.7% $150 - $299, The Hills Shire - All industries: 4.0% $1 - $149, The Hills Shire - All industries: 3.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, The Hills Shire - 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 Hills Shire in 2016 compared to Manufacturing 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, 29.4% of the resident workers earned a high income, and 16.4% earned a low income, compared with 38.4% and 8.5% respectively for Manufacturing.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers in The Hills Shire and Manufacturing were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $1 - $149 (3.9% compared to 1.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers earned $500 - $649 (6.3% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $2,000 - $2,999 (13.3% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers earned $3,000 or more (9.0% compared to 12.4%)

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