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Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park

Individual income quartiles

In Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park, the 'lowest' income quartile was the largest group in 2011, comprising 31% of people aged 15 and over.

Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park's 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 area's economic opportunities and socio-economic status. Individual 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 the most objective method of comparing change in the income profile of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Individual 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?'

Gross amount for persons aged 15 years and over

Individual income quartiles
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Quartile groupNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Lowest group1,74531.324.71,60432.425.3+141
Medium lowest1,62729.225.91,56531.626.8+62
Medium highest1,29723.324.41,12822.824.1+169
Highest group90316.225.065113.223.8+252

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

Individual income - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from income data for South Australia - Total persons aged 15+ Weekly income by Census year
Individual quartile ranges
2011
2006
2001
Lowest group $0 to $270 $0 to $211 $0 to $181
Medium lowest $271 to $533 $212 to $433 $182 to $345
Medium highest $534 to $980 $434 to $792 $346 to $622
Highest group $981 and over $793 and over $623 and over

Individual income quartiles, 2011
Individual income quartiles, 2011 Highest group, City of Charles Sturt: 25.0% Medium highest, City of Charles Sturt: 24.4% Medium lowest, City of Charles Sturt: 25.9% Lowest group, City of Charles Sturt: 24.7% Highest group, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 16.2% Medium highest, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 23.3% Medium lowest, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 29.2% Lowest group, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 31.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in individual income quartiles, 2006 to 2011
Change in individual income quartiles, 2006 to 2011 Highest group, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +252 Medium highest, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +169 Medium lowest, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +62 Lowest group, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +141
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence 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 the population by income quartile in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was lesser proportion of persons in the highest income quartile and a greater proportion in the lowest income quartile.

Emerging groups

The most significant change in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in persons between 2006 and 2011 was in the highest quartile which showed an increase of 252 persons.

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