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Brighton East

Individual income

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In Brighton East, 23.3% 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 Brighton East. 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
Brighton East - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Bayside %
Negative Income/ Nil income1,27610.49.8
$1 - $1496855.64.9
$150 - $299 6365.25.1
$300 - $399 6465.35.5
$400 - $499 7336.06.1
$500 - $649 7736.35.8
$650 - $7996575.35.6
$800 - $999 7586.26.5
$1,000 - $1,249 8236.77.2
$1,250 - $1,4997055.75.6
$1,500 - $1,7497085.85.6
$1,750 - $1,9994944.04.1
$2,000 - $2,9991,0468.58.4
$3,000 or more1,32910.811.8
Not stated1,0218.37.9

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, Brighton East: 8.3% $3,000 or more, Brighton East: 10.8% $2,000 - $2,999, Brighton East: 8.5% $1,750 - $1,999, Brighton East: 4.0% $1,500 - $1,749, Brighton East: 5.8% $1,250 - $1,499, Brighton East: 5.7% $1,000 - $1,249 , Brighton East: 6.7% $800 - $999 , Brighton East: 6.2% $650 - $799, Brighton East: 5.3% $500 - $649 , Brighton East: 6.3% $400 - $499 , Brighton East: 6.0% $300 - $399 , Brighton East: 5.3% $150 - $299 , Brighton East: 5.2% $1 - $149, Brighton East: 5.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, Brighton East: 10.4%
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 Brighton East in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income people (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 23.3% of the population earned a high income, and 32.4% earned a low income, compared with 24.4% and 31.5% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major difference between Brighton East's individual incomes and City of Bayside's individual incomes is:

  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $3,000 or more (10.8% compared to 11.8%)

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