The Hills Shire

Resident workers - Individual income

The Hills Shire labour force (Retail Trade) have a higher proportion of persons with high incomes ($1,750 or more per week) than Arts and Recreation Services.

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

Income statistics The Hills Shire, when analysed with other data sources, such as Age structure, Qualification , 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.

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Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers individual income
The Hills Shire - Persons 2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%. Arts and Recreation Services%
Negative Income/ Nil income660.81.8
$1 - $1497849.516.8
$150 - $29984310.210.0
$300 - $3996357.76.8
$400 - $4995917.15.1
$500 - $6498179.97.4
$650 - $7998039.77.3
$800 - $9997999.78.0
$1,000 - $1,2496808.210.4
$1,250 - $1,4994655.67.5
$1,500 - $1,7493804.65.2
$1,750 - $1,9992763.33.2
$2,000 - $2,9995837.15.7
$3,000 or more4275.23.5
Not stated1191.41.3
Total Persons8,268100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers individual income levels in The Hills Shire in 2016 compared to Arts and Recreation Services shows that there was a higher proportion earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a similar proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 15.6% of the resident workers (Retail Trade) earned a high income, and 35.3% earned a low income, compared with 12.5% and 40.4% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the weekly income of the resident workers (Retail Trade) in The Hills Shire and Arts and Recreation Services were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $1 - $149 (9.5% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $500 - $649 (9.9% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $650 - $799 (9.7% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) earned $1,000 - $1,249 (8.2% compared to 10.4%)

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