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Cranbourne West

Household income

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In Cranbourne West, 13% of households earned an income of $2,500 or more per week in 2016.

Households form the common 'economic unit' in our society. Cranbourne West's Household Income is one of the most important indicators of socio-economic status. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to reveal the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Cranbourne West. It is important to note that income data is not necessarily a measure of wealth. For example, if an area has a large number of retirees this will produce a higher proportion of households with low income but the retirees may have large capital wealth. For this reason, household income should be viewed in conjunction with Age and Household Composition.

The incomes presented on this page are for the latest Census year only. For comparison of incomes over time, go to Household 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?'

Households

Weekly household income
Cranbourne West - Total households (Enumerated)2016
Weekly incomeNumber%City of Casey %
Neg/Nil Income300.71.3
$1 - $149100.20.5
$150 - $299310.71.4
$300 - $399431.01.7
$400 - $4991363.04.6
$500 - $6491433.23.5
$650 - $7992655.96.3
$800 - $9993056.86.7
$1,000 - $1,24947310.58.7
$1,250 - $1,49949611.08.6
$1,500 - $1,74944710.07.4
$1,750 - $1,9993808.57.0
$2,000 - $2,49974916.713.1
$2,500 - $2,999 3056.87.8
$3,000 - $3,4991553.54.2
$3,500 - $3,999721.62.7
$4,000 - $4,499210.51.5
$4,500 - $4,999190.41.1
$5,000 - $5,99960.10.9
$6,000 - $7,99970.20.6
$8,000 or more00.00.1
Not stated3978.810.2

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

Weekly household income, 2016
Weekly household income, 2016 $8,000 or more, City of Casey: 0.1% $6,000 - $7,999, City of Casey: 0.6% $5,000 - $5,999, City of Casey: 0.9% $4,500 - $4,999, City of Casey: 1.1% $4,000 - $4,499, City of Casey: 1.5% $3,500 - $3,999, City of Casey: 2.7% $3,000 - $3,499, City of Casey: 4.2% $2,500 - $2,999 , City of Casey: 7.8% $2,000 - $2,499, City of Casey: 13.1% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Casey: 7.0% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Casey: 7.4% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Casey: 8.6% $1,000 - $1,249, City of Casey: 8.7% $800 - $999, City of Casey: 6.7% $650 - $799, City of Casey: 6.3% $500 - $649, City of Casey: 3.5% $400 - $499, City of Casey: 4.6% $300 - $399, City of Casey: 1.7% $150 - $299, City of Casey: 1.4% $1 - $149, City of Casey: 0.5% Neg/Nil Income, City of Casey: 1.3% $8,000 or more, Cranbourne West: 0.0% $6,000 - $7,999, Cranbourne West: 0.2% $5,000 - $5,999, Cranbourne West: 0.1% $4,500 - $4,999, Cranbourne West: 0.4% $4,000 - $4,499, Cranbourne West: 0.5% $3,500 - $3,999, Cranbourne West: 1.6% $3,000 - $3,499, Cranbourne West: 3.5% $2,500 - $2,999 , Cranbourne West: 6.8% $2,000 - $2,499, Cranbourne West: 16.7% $1,750 - $1,999, Cranbourne West: 8.5% $1,500 - $1,749, Cranbourne West: 10.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Cranbourne West: 11.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Cranbourne West: 10.5% $800 - $999, Cranbourne West: 6.8% $650 - $799, Cranbourne West: 5.9% $500 - $649, Cranbourne West: 3.2% $400 - $499, Cranbourne West: 3.0% $300 - $399, Cranbourne West: 1.0% $150 - $299, Cranbourne West: 0.7% $1 - $149, Cranbourne West: 0.2% Neg/Nil Income, Cranbourne West: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of household income levels in Cranbourne West in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a smaller proportion of high income households (those earning $2,500 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income households (those earning less than $650 per week).

Overall, 13.0% of the households earned a high income and 8.8% were low income households, compared with 19.0% and 13.1% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major differences between the household incomes of Cranbourne West and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of households who earned $2,000 - $2,499 (16.7% compared to 13.1%)
  • A larger percentage of households who earned $1,500 - $1,749 (10.0% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of households who earned $1,250 - $1,499 (11.0% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of households who earned $1,000 - $1,249 (10.5% compared to 8.7%)

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