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Central Coast Council area

Individual income

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In the Central Coast Council area, 5.9% 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 the Central Coast Council area. 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
Central Coast Council area - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Regional TAS %
Negative Income/ Nil income1,1866.76.9
$1 - $1496833.84.2
$150 - $299 1,5758.99.2
$300 - $399 2,25512.712.3
$400 - $499 2,14012.111.3
$500 - $649 1,6779.59.2
$650 - $7991,5188.68.6
$800 - $999 1,4198.08.2
$1,000 - $1,249 1,3167.47.4
$1,250 - $1,4997924.54.4
$1,500 - $1,7497124.03.5
$1,750 - $1,9994252.42.2
$2,000 - $2,9994472.52.3
$3,000 or more1781.01.2
Not stated1,4218.09.0

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, Regional TAS: 9.0% $3,000 or more, Regional TAS: 1.2% $2,000 - $2,999, Regional TAS: 2.3% $1,750 - $1,999, Regional TAS: 2.2% $1,500 - $1,749, Regional TAS: 3.5% $1,250 - $1,499, Regional TAS: 4.4% $1,000 - $1,249 , Regional TAS: 7.4% $800 - $999 , Regional TAS: 8.2% $650 - $799, Regional TAS: 8.6% $500 - $649 , Regional TAS: 9.2% $400 - $499 , Regional TAS: 11.3% $300 - $399 , Regional TAS: 12.3% $150 - $299 , Regional TAS: 9.2% $1 - $149, Regional TAS: 4.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, Regional TAS: 6.9% Not stated, Central Coast Council area: 8.0% $3,000 or more, Central Coast Council area: 1.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Central Coast Council area: 2.5% $1,750 - $1,999, Central Coast Council area: 2.4% $1,500 - $1,749, Central Coast Council area: 4.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Central Coast Council area: 4.5% $1,000 - $1,249 , Central Coast Council area: 7.4% $800 - $999 , Central Coast Council area: 8.0% $650 - $799, Central Coast Council area: 8.6% $500 - $649 , Central Coast Council area: 9.5% $400 - $499 , Central Coast Council area: 12.1% $300 - $399 , Central Coast Council area: 12.7% $150 - $299 , Central Coast Council area: 8.9% $1 - $149, Central Coast Council area: 3.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Central Coast Council area: 6.7%
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 the Central Coast Council area in 2016 compared to Regional TAS shows that there was a similar proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a similar proportion of low income people (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 5.9% of the population earned a high income, and 44.2% earned a low income, compared with 5.8% and 43.9% respectively for Regional TAS.

The major difference between the Central Coast Council area's individual incomes and Regional TAS's individual incomes is:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400 - $499 (12.1% compared to 11.3%)

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