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The Hills Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

The Hills Shire labour force (Mining) have a lower 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 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%New South Wales%
Negative Income/ Nil income00.00.2
$1 - $14900.00.2
$150 - $29900.00.3
$300 - $39953.20.5
$400 - $49953.20.7
$500 - $64900.01.3
$650 - $79942.62.3
$800 - $999106.54.3
$1,000 - $1,2492415.58.0
$1,250 - $1,499138.49.0
$1,500 - $1,749117.111.3
$1,750 - $1,999149.012.0
$2,000 - $2,9993522.632.8
$3,000 or more3421.915.7
Not stated00.01.3

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, New South Wales - Mining  : 1.3% $3,000 or more, New South Wales - Mining  : 15.7% $2,000 - $2,999, New South Wales - Mining  : 32.8% $1,750 - $1,999, New South Wales - Mining  : 12.0% $1,500 - $1,749, New South Wales - Mining  : 11.3% $1,250 - $1,499, New South Wales - Mining  : 9.0% $1,000 - $1,249, New South Wales - Mining  : 8.0% $800 - $999, New South Wales - Mining  : 4.3% $650 - $799, New South Wales - Mining  : 2.3% $500 - $649, New South Wales - Mining  : 1.3% $400 - $499, New South Wales - Mining  : 0.7% $300 - $399, New South Wales - Mining  : 0.5% $150 - $299, New South Wales - Mining  : 0.3% $1 - $149, New South Wales - Mining  : 0.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, New South Wales - Mining  : 0.2% Not stated, The Hills Shire - Mining: 0.0% $3,000 or more, The Hills Shire - Mining: 21.9% $2,000 - $2,999, The Hills Shire - Mining: 22.6% $1,750 - $1,999, The Hills Shire - Mining: 9.0% $1,500 - $1,749, The Hills Shire - Mining: 7.1% $1,250 - $1,499, The Hills Shire - Mining: 8.4% $1,000 - $1,249, The Hills Shire - Mining: 15.5% $800 - $999, The Hills Shire - Mining: 6.5% $650 - $799, The Hills Shire - Mining: 2.6% $500 - $649, The Hills Shire - Mining: 0.0% $400 - $499, The Hills Shire - Mining: 3.2% $300 - $399, The Hills Shire - Mining: 3.2% $150 - $299, The Hills Shire - Mining: 0.0% $1 - $149, The Hills Shire - Mining: 0.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, The Hills Shire - Mining: 0.0%
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 (Mining) individual income levels in The Hills Shire in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 53.5% of the resident workers (Mining) earned a high income, and 6.5% earned a low income, compared with 60.6% and 1.9% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Mining) in The Hills Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (15.5% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $3,000 or more (21.9% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $2,000 - $2,999 (22.6% compared to 32.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) earned $1,500 - $1,749 (7.1% compared to 11.3%)

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