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St Albans District

Individual income

In St Albans District, 3% 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 St Albans District. 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
St Albans District - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Brimbank %
Negative Income/ Nil income4,18111.010.7
$1-$199 3,3598.88.8
$200-$299 6,71817.714.3
$300-$399 4,37411.59.9
$400-$599 4,18711.010.8
$600-$799 4,08410.711.1
$800-$999 2,7667.38.4
$1000-$1249 2,0535.47.0
$1250-$1499 1,0852.94.0
$1500-$1999 6651.73.5
$2000 or more 3130.82.1
Not stated4,24111.29.6

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, City of Brimbank: 9.6% $2000 or more , City of Brimbank: 2.1% $1500-$1999 , City of Brimbank: 3.5% $1250-$1499 , City of Brimbank: 4.0% $1000-$1249 , City of Brimbank: 7.0% $800-$999 , City of Brimbank: 8.4% $600-$799 , City of Brimbank: 11.1% $400-$599 , City of Brimbank: 10.8% $300-$399 , City of Brimbank: 9.9% $200-$299 , City of Brimbank: 14.3% $1-$199 , City of Brimbank: 8.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Brimbank: 10.7% Not stated, St Albans District: 11.2% $2000 or more , St Albans District: 0.8% $1500-$1999 , St Albans District: 1.7% $1250-$1499 , St Albans District: 2.9% $1000-$1249 , St Albans District: 5.4% $800-$999 , St Albans District: 7.3% $600-$799 , St Albans District: 10.7% $400-$599 , St Albans District: 11.0% $300-$399 , St Albans District: 11.5% $200-$299 , St Albans District: 17.7% $1-$199 , St Albans District: 8.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, St Albans District: 11.0%
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 St Albans District in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank 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, 2.6% of the population earned a high income, and 49.0% earned a low income, compared with 5.5% and 43.6% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The major differences between St Albans District's individual incomes and City of Brimbank's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (17.7% compared to 14.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (11.5% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (1.7% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1000-$1249 (5.4% compared to 7.0%)