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Upper North Adelaide

Individual income

In Upper North Adelaide, 21% 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 Upper North Adelaide. 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
Upper North Adelaide - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Adelaide %
Negative Income/ Nil income4049.915.9
$1-$199 2526.26.6
$200-$299 2877.07.7
$300-$399 2726.76.8
$400-$599 3538.68.2
$600-$799 3067.57.5
$800-$999 2877.06.6
$1000-$1249 3428.46.8
$1250-$1499 2686.65.5
$1500-$1999 3348.27.0
$2000 or more 52712.98.8
Not stated45711.212.5

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, Upper North Adelaide: 11.2% $2000 or more , Upper North Adelaide: 12.9% $1500-$1999 , Upper North Adelaide: 8.2% $1250-$1499 , Upper North Adelaide: 6.6% $1000-$1249 , Upper North Adelaide: 8.4% $800-$999 , Upper North Adelaide: 7.0% $600-$799 , Upper North Adelaide: 7.5% $400-$599 , Upper North Adelaide: 8.6% $300-$399 , Upper North Adelaide: 6.7% $200-$299 , Upper North Adelaide: 7.0% $1-$199 , Upper North Adelaide: 6.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, Upper North Adelaide: 9.9%
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 Upper North Adelaide in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 21.1% of the population earned a high income, and 29.7% earned a low income, compared with 15.8% and 37.0% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The major differences between Upper North Adelaide's individual incomes and the City of Adelaide's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (12.9% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1000-$1249 (8.4% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (8.2% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (9.9% compared to 15.9%)