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In CAD West, 5% of the population earned an income of $1,500 or more per week in 2011.

Individual Income statistics are an indicator of socio-economic status. With other data sources, such as Household Income, Qualifications and Occupation, they help tell the story of the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of CAD West. The amount of income an individual receives is linked to a number of factors including employment status, age (as for instance students and retirees often receive a lower income), qualifications and type of employment.

The incomes presented on this page are for the latest Census year only. For comparison of incomes over time, go to Individual Income Quartiles.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the total of all wages/salaries, government benefits, pensions, allowances and other income the person usually receives?'

Gross amount for persons aged 15 years and over

Weekly individual income
CAD West - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Adelaide %
Negative Income/ Nil income89430.015.9
$1-$199 2508.46.6
$200-$299 2147.27.7
$300-$399 1545.26.8
$400-$599 1926.48.2
$600-$799 1956.67.5
$800-$999 1464.96.6
$1000-$1249 882.96.8
$1250-$1499 732.45.5
$1500-$1999 792.67.0
$2000 or more 732.58.8
Not stated62420.912.5

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

Weekly individual income, 2011
Weekly individual income, 2011 Not stated, City of Adelaide: 12.5% $2000 or more , City of Adelaide: 8.8% $1500-$1999 , City of Adelaide: 7.0% $1250-$1499 , City of Adelaide: 5.5% $1000-$1249 , City of Adelaide: 6.8% $800-$999 , City of Adelaide: 6.6% $600-$799 , City of Adelaide: 7.5% $400-$599 , City of Adelaide: 8.2% $300-$399 , City of Adelaide: 6.8% $200-$299 , City of Adelaide: 7.7% $1-$199 , City of Adelaide: 6.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Adelaide: 15.9% Not stated, CAD West: 20.9% $2000 or more , CAD West: 2.5% $1500-$1999 , CAD West: 2.6% $1250-$1499 , CAD West: 2.4% $1000-$1249 , CAD West: 2.9% $800-$999 , CAD West: 4.9% $600-$799 , CAD West: 6.6% $400-$599 , CAD West: 6.4% $300-$399 , CAD West: 5.2% $200-$299 , CAD West: 7.2% $1-$199 , CAD West: 8.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, CAD West: 30.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of individual income levels in CAD West in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 5.1% of the population earned a high income, and 50.7% earned a low income, compared with 15.8% and 37.0% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The major differences between CAD West's individual incomes and the City of Adelaide's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (30.0% compared to 15.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (2.5% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (2.6% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1000-$1249 (2.9% compared to 6.8%)