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The Hills Shire

Local workers - Individual income - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

In The Hills Shire, 16.0% of the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing earned $1,750 or more per week.

Individual Income is an indicator of socio-economic status, skills and occupations required in a particular industry. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to evaluate the economic opportunities of people in an industry.

The amount of income an individual receives is linked to a number of factors including the person's employment status, age, qualifications and type of employment undertaken by the person.

Wages in The Hills Shire can vary greatly across industry sectors. As well as being related to the type of jobs and qualifications required in a particular industry, income levels can be related to the level of part-time employment, Occupations, Qualifications and the Age structure of the local workers, so the data should be looked at in conjunction with these topics.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Local workers individual income
The Hills Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2016
Gross weekly individual incomeNumber%New South Wales %
Negative Income/ Nil income30.63.7
$1 - $149173.22.8
$150 - $299326.05.1
$300 - $399305.66.3
$400 - $499326.07.2
$500 - $6496211.511.4
$650 - $7996912.812.7
$800 - $9996411.913.4
$1,000 - $1,2497413.812.0
$1,250 - $1,499376.96.9
$1,500 - $1,749244.55.1
$1,750 - $1,999285.23.1
$2,000 - $2,999366.74.0
$3,000 or more224.13.6
Not stated71.32.6

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

Local workers individual income, 2016
Local workers individual income, 2016 Not stated, New South Wales: 2.6% $3,000 or more, New South Wales: 3.6% $2,000 - $2,999, New South Wales: 4.0% $1,750 - $1,999, New South Wales: 3.1% $1,500 - $1,749, New South Wales: 5.1% $1,250 - $1,499, New South Wales: 6.9% $1,000 - $1,249, New South Wales: 12.0% $800 - $999, New South Wales: 13.4% $650 - $799, New South Wales: 12.7% $500 - $649, New South Wales: 11.4% $400 - $499, New South Wales: 7.2% $300 - $399, New South Wales: 6.3% $150 - $299, New South Wales: 5.1% $1 - $149, New South Wales: 2.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, New South Wales: 3.7% Not stated, The Hills Shire: 1.3% $3,000 or more, The Hills Shire: 4.1% $2,000 - $2,999, The Hills Shire: 6.7% $1,750 - $1,999, The Hills Shire: 5.2% $1,500 - $1,749, The Hills Shire: 4.5% $1,250 - $1,499, The Hills Shire: 6.9% $1,000 - $1,249, The Hills Shire: 13.8% $800 - $999, The Hills Shire: 11.9% $650 - $799, The Hills Shire: 12.8% $500 - $649, The Hills Shire: 11.5% $400 - $499, The Hills Shire: 6.0% $300 - $399, The Hills Shire: 5.6% $150 - $299, The Hills Shire: 6.0% $1 - $149, The Hills Shire: 3.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, The Hills Shire: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing individual income levels in The Hills Shire 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, 16.0% of the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing earned a high income, and 21.2% earned a low income, compared with 10.7% and 25.1% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the weekly income of the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing in The Hills Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (6.7% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1,750 - $1,999 (5.2% compared to 3.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (13.8% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (0.6% compared to 3.7%)

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