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Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair

Household income quartiles

In Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair, the 'highest' quartile was the largest group in 2011, comprising 26% of households with income.

Households form the common 'economic unit' in our society. 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 Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair's socio-economic status and economic opportunities. Household income levels are not comparable over time because of the influences of economic change such as wage level fluctuations and inflation. The income quartile method is a powerful and objective way of looking at income data and in particular, how it is changing.

A detailed explanation of how Household Income quartiles are calculated and interpreted is available in specific data notes.

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

Household income quartiles
Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair20112006Change
Quartile groupNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Lowest group53225.126.753425.928.3-2
Medium lowest50423.824.250124.324.4+3
Medium highest53425.223.749524.023.3+39
Highest group55126.025.453325.823.9+18

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household income - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from income data for South Australia Weekly income by Census year
Household income ranges
2011
2006
2001
1996
1991
Lowest group $0 to $554 $0 to $488 $0 to $375 $0 to $294 $0 to $278
Medium lowest $555 to $1,042 $489 to $885 $376 to $675 $295 to $552 $279 to $505
Medium highest $1,043 to $1,869 $886 to $1,466 $676 to $1,157 $553 to $933 $506 to $848
Highest group $1,870 and over $1,467 and over $1,158 and over $934 and over $849 and over

Household income quartiles, 2011
Household income quartiles, 2011 Highest group, City of Charles Sturt: 25.4% Medium highest, City of Charles Sturt: 23.7% Medium lowest, City of Charles Sturt: 24.2% Lowest group, City of Charles Sturt: 26.7% Highest group, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 26.0% Medium highest, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 25.2% Medium lowest, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 23.8% Lowest group, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 25.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in household income quartile, 2006 to 2011
Change in household income quartile, 2006 to 2011 Highest group, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +18 Medium highest, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +39 Medium lowest, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +3 Lowest group, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -2
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Income quartiles allow us to compare relative income-earning capabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of households by income quartile in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was greater proportion of households in the highest income quartile and a lesser proportion in the lowest income quartile.

Emerging groups

The most significant change in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair between 2006 and 2011 was in the medium highest quartile which showed an increase of 39 households.