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Mount Lewis
Individual income

In Mount Lewis, 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 Mount Lewis. 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
Mount Lewis - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Bankstown City %
Negative Income/ Nil income11213.410.8
$1-$199 789.38.4
$200-$299 16319.513.8
$300-$399 10212.211.0
$400-$599 9611.511.3
$600-$799 678.010.1
$800-$999 556.57.7
$1000-$1249 455.36.5
$1250-$1499 263.14.2
$1500-$1999 242.84.5
$2000 or more 222.62.8
Not stated485.88.9

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, Mount Lewis: 5.8% $2000 or more , Mount Lewis: 2.6% $1500-$1999 , Mount Lewis: 2.8% $1250-$1499 , Mount Lewis: 3.1% $1000-$1249 , Mount Lewis: 5.3% $800-$999 , Mount Lewis: 6.5% $600-$799 , Mount Lewis: 8.0% $400-$599 , Mount Lewis: 11.5% $300-$399 , Mount Lewis: 12.2% $200-$299 , Mount Lewis: 19.5% $1-$199 , Mount Lewis: 9.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Mount Lewis: 13.4%
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 Mount Lewis 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, 5.4% of the population earned a high income, and 54.4% earned a low income, compared with 7.3% and 44.0% respectively for Bankstown City.

The major differences between Mount Lewis's individual incomes and Bankstown City's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (19.5% compared to 13.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (13.4% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $600-$799 (8.0% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (2.8% compared to 4.5%)