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In Hindmarsh Ward, 13% of households earned an income of $2,500 or more per week in 2011.

Households form the common 'economic unit' in our society. Hindmarsh Ward'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 Hindmarsh Ward. 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
Hindmarsh Ward - Total households (Enumerated)2011
Weekly incomeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %
Negative Income/Nil Income771.41.2
$5000 or more350.60.7
Not stated5429.89.4

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

Weekly household income, 2011
Weekly household income, 2011 $5000 or more, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% $4000-$4999, City of Charles Sturt: 1.1% $3500-$3999, City of Charles Sturt: 1.6% $3000-$3499, City of Charles Sturt: 3.6% $2500-$2999, City of Charles Sturt: 5.6% $2000-$2499, City of Charles Sturt: 7.7% $1500-$1999, City of Charles Sturt: 10.4% $1250-$1499, City of Charles Sturt: 7.0% $1000-$1249, City of Charles Sturt: 8.3% $800-$999, City of Charles Sturt: 8.4% $600-$799, City of Charles Sturt: 9.7% $400-$599, City of Charles Sturt: 11.0% $300-$399, City of Charles Sturt: 9.0% $200-$299, City of Charles Sturt: 3.7% $1-$199, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% Negative Income/Nil Income, City of Charles Sturt: 1.2% $5000 or more, Hindmarsh Ward: 0.6% $4000-$4999, Hindmarsh Ward: 0.9% $3500-$3999, Hindmarsh Ward: 1.7% $3000-$3499, Hindmarsh Ward: 3.7% $2500-$2999, Hindmarsh Ward: 5.8% $2000-$2499, Hindmarsh Ward: 8.2% $1500-$1999, Hindmarsh Ward: 11.2% $1250-$1499, Hindmarsh Ward: 7.0% $1000-$1249, Hindmarsh Ward: 8.0% $800-$999, Hindmarsh Ward: 7.4% $600-$799, Hindmarsh Ward: 8.8% $400-$599, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.6% $300-$399, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.1% $200-$299, Hindmarsh Ward: 4.7% $1-$199, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.1% Negative Income/Nil Income, Hindmarsh Ward: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of household income levels in Hindmarsh Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a similar proportion of high income households (those earning $2,500 per week or more) as well as a similar proportion of low income households (those earning less than $600 per week).

Overall, 12.8% of the households earned a high income and 26.9% were low income households, compared with 12.6% and 26.7% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between the household incomes of Hindmarsh Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of households who earned $200-$299 (4.7% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of households who earned $400-$599 (9.6% compared to 11.0%)