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Chester Hill
Individual income

In Chester Hill, 6% 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 Chester Hill. 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
Chester Hill - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Bankstown City %
Negative Income/ Nil income1,00511.510.8
$1-$199 7478.68.4
$200-$299 1,37515.713.8
$300-$399 1,12012.811.0
$400-$599 1,02911.811.3
$600-$799 89610.310.1
$800-$999 6617.67.7
$1000-$1249 5366.16.5
$1250-$1499 3083.54.2
$1500-$1999 3283.84.5
$2000 or more 1561.82.8
Not stated5736.68.9

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, Bankstown City: 8.9% $2000 or more , Bankstown City: 2.8% $1500-$1999 , Bankstown City: 4.5% $1250-$1499 , Bankstown City: 4.2% $1000-$1249 , Bankstown City: 6.5% $800-$999 , Bankstown City: 7.7% $600-$799 , Bankstown City: 10.1% $400-$599 , Bankstown City: 11.3% $300-$399 , Bankstown City: 11.0% $200-$299 , Bankstown City: 13.8% $1-$199 , Bankstown City: 8.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Bankstown City: 10.8% Not stated, Chester Hill: 6.6% $2000 or more , Chester Hill: 1.8% $1500-$1999 , Chester Hill: 3.8% $1250-$1499 , Chester Hill: 3.5% $1000-$1249 , Chester Hill: 6.1% $800-$999 , Chester Hill: 7.6% $600-$799 , Chester Hill: 10.3% $400-$599 , Chester Hill: 11.8% $300-$399 , Chester Hill: 12.8% $200-$299 , Chester Hill: 15.7% $1-$199 , Chester Hill: 8.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, Chester Hill: 11.5%
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 Chester Hill in 2011 compared to Bankstown City 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, 5.5% of the population earned a high income, and 48.6% earned a low income, compared with 7.3% and 44.0% respectively for Bankstown City.

The major differences between Chester Hill's individual incomes and Bankstown City's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (15.7% compared to 13.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (12.8% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (1.8% compared to 2.8%)