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In East Hills, 13% 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 East Hills. 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
East Hills - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Bankstown City %
Negative Income/ Nil income2409.710.8
$1-$199 1757.18.4
$200-$299 25910.513.8
$300-$399 27010.911.0
$400-$599 27311.011.3
$600-$799 2299.210.1
$800-$999 2239.07.7
$1000-$1249 2088.46.5
$1250-$1499 1154.64.2
$1500-$1999 1877.64.5
$2000 or more 1305.32.8
Not stated1646.68.9

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, East Hills: 6.6% $2000 or more , East Hills: 5.3% $1500-$1999 , East Hills: 7.6% $1250-$1499 , East Hills: 4.6% $1000-$1249 , East Hills: 8.4% $800-$999 , East Hills: 9.0% $600-$799 , East Hills: 9.2% $400-$599 , East Hills: 11.0% $300-$399 , East Hills: 10.9% $200-$299 , East Hills: 10.5% $1-$199 , East Hills: 7.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, East Hills: 9.7%
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 East Hills in 2011 compared to Bankstown City 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, 12.8% of the population earned a high income, and 38.2% earned a low income, compared with 7.3% and 44.0% respectively for Bankstown City.

The major differences between East Hills's individual incomes and Bankstown City's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (7.6% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (5.3% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1000-$1249 (8.4% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (10.5% compared to 13.8%)