Bellbird - Bellbird Heights
In Bellbird - Bellbird Heights, 19% of households earned $2,500 or more per week.
Households form the common 'economic unit' in our society. Bellbird - Bellbird Heights's Household Income is one of the most important indicators of socio-economic status. With other data sources, such as Educational Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to reveal the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Bellbird - Bellbird Heights. 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?'
|Weekly household income|
|Bellbird - Bellbird Heights||2011|
|Weekly income||Number||%||Cessnock City|
|Negative Income/Nil Income||0||0.0||1.1||28001|
|$5000 or more||6||0.6||0.7||28017|
Analysis of household income levels in Bellbird - Bellbird Heights in 2011 compared to Cessnock City shows that there was a larger 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 $600 per week).
Overall, 18.7% of the households earned a high income, and 20.8% were low income households, compared with 13.8% and 25.5% respectively for Cessnock City.
The major differences between the household incomes of Bellbird - Bellbird Heights and Cessnock City were:
- A larger percentage of households who earned $3000-$3499 (6.5% compared to 3.8%)
- A larger percentage of households who earned $1500-$1999 (12.1% compared to 10.6%)
- A smaller percentage of households who earned $200-$299 (1.3% compared to 3.1%)
- A smaller percentage of households who earned $400-$599 (9.7% compared to 11.4%)