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Black Rock

Individual income

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In Black Rock, 24.6% of the population earned an income of $1,750 or more per week in 2016.

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 Black Rock. 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 income the person usually receives?'

Gross amount for persons aged 15 years and over

Weekly individual income
Black Rock - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Bayside %
Negative Income/ Nil income4649.09.8
$1 - $1492564.94.9
$150 - $299 2935.75.1
$300 - $399 2595.05.5
$400 - $499 2965.76.1
$500 - $649 3356.55.8
$650 - $7992925.65.6
$800 - $999 3366.56.5
$1,000 - $1,249 4168.07.2
$1,250 - $1,4993106.05.6
$1,500 - $1,7492995.85.6
$1,750 - $1,9991933.74.1
$2,000 - $2,9994578.88.4
$3,000 or more62512.111.8
Not stated3456.77.9

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Weekly individual income, 2016
Weekly individual income, 2016 Not stated, City of Bayside: 7.9% $3,000 or more, City of Bayside: 11.8% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Bayside: 8.4% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Bayside: 4.1% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Bayside: 5.6% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Bayside: 5.6% $1,000 - $1,249 , City of Bayside: 7.2% $800 - $999 , City of Bayside: 6.5% $650 - $799, City of Bayside: 5.6% $500 - $649 , City of Bayside: 5.8% $400 - $499 , City of Bayside: 6.1% $300 - $399 , City of Bayside: 5.5% $150 - $299 , City of Bayside: 5.1% $1 - $149, City of Bayside: 4.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Bayside: 9.8% Not stated, Black Rock: 6.7% $3,000 or more, Black Rock: 12.1% $2,000 - $2,999, Black Rock: 8.8% $1,750 - $1,999, Black Rock: 3.7% $1,500 - $1,749, Black Rock: 5.8% $1,250 - $1,499, Black Rock: 6.0% $1,000 - $1,249 , Black Rock: 8.0% $800 - $999 , Black Rock: 6.5% $650 - $799, Black Rock: 5.6% $500 - $649 , Black Rock: 6.5% $400 - $499 , Black Rock: 5.7% $300 - $399 , Black Rock: 5.0% $150 - $299 , Black Rock: 5.7% $1 - $149, Black Rock: 4.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, Black Rock: 9.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of individual income levels in Black Rock in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income people (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 24.6% of the population earned a high income, and 30.3% earned a low income, compared with 24.4% and 31.5% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major differences between Black Rock's individual incomes and City of Bayside's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (8.0% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (9.0% compared to 9.8%)

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