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Benalla Rural City

Individual income

In Benalla Rural City, 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 Benalla Rural City. 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
Benalla Rural City - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Regional VIC %
Negative Income/ Nil income6986.26.6
$1-$199 9808.78.0
$200-$299 1,45012.912.5
$300-$399 1,62614.412.5
$400-$599 1,70015.114.1
$600-$799 1,40912.511.5
$800-$999 8957.98.1
$1000-$1249 7947.07.1
$1250-$1499 4213.74.3
$1500-$1999 4103.64.4
$2000 or more 2282.03.1
Not stated6565.87.7

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, Regional VIC: 7.7% $2000 or more , Regional VIC: 3.1% $1500-$1999 , Regional VIC: 4.4% $1250-$1499 , Regional VIC: 4.3% $1000-$1249 , Regional VIC: 7.1% $800-$999 , Regional VIC: 8.1% $600-$799 , Regional VIC: 11.5% $400-$599 , Regional VIC: 14.1% $300-$399 , Regional VIC: 12.5% $200-$299 , Regional VIC: 12.5% $1-$199 , Regional VIC: 8.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Regional VIC: 6.6% Not stated, Benalla Rural City: 5.8% $2000 or more , Benalla Rural City: 2.0% $1500-$1999 , Benalla Rural City: 3.6% $1250-$1499 , Benalla Rural City: 3.7% $1000-$1249 , Benalla Rural City: 7.0% $800-$999 , Benalla Rural City: 7.9% $600-$799 , Benalla Rural City: 12.5% $400-$599 , Benalla Rural City: 15.1% $300-$399 , Benalla Rural City: 14.4% $200-$299 , Benalla Rural City: 12.9% $1-$199 , Benalla Rural City: 8.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Benalla Rural City: 6.2%
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 Benalla Rural City in 2011 compared to Regional VIC 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, 5.7% of the population earned a high income, and 42.2% earned a low income, compared with 7.5% and 39.6% respectively for Regional VIC.

The major differences between Benalla Rural City's individual incomes and Regional VIC's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (14.4% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400-$599 (15.1% compared to 14.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $600-$799 (12.5% compared to 11.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (2.0% compared to 3.1%)

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