Wagga Wagga City

Sources of income

Households in Wagga Wagga City have a lower amount of disposable income compared to New South Wales.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Comparison year:
Sources of income per household
Wagga Wagga City2021/222016/17Change
Economic measure$New South Wales$$ New South Wales$2016/17 to 2021/22
Wages & salaries90,138.9199,087.3083,129.8293,164.91+7,009
Property income17,105.8121,997.0717,386.2322,774.45-280
Business income29,718.0922,169.7822,660.6821,098.88+7,057
Cash benefits20,543.1017,318.4419,467.8916,557.82+1,075
Total income before tax168,857.61174,389.13152,825.55167,012.45+16,032
Tax paid-28,228.71-31,055.99-24,055.70-27,711.09-4,173
Interest paid-4,093.26-5,990.44-5,816.56-8,827.85+1,723
Other payments/statistical discrepancy15,038.9015,327.2214,785.1117,232.92+254
Total disposable income151,574.55152,769.92137,738.40147,806.44+13,836
Ratio of cash benefits to tax paid0.730.560.810.600

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions).Data are based on a 2020/21 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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