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West Croydon and District

Individual income

In West Croydon and District, 9% of the population earned an income of $1,500 or more per week in 2011.

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 West Croydon and District. 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 wages/salaries, government benefits, pensions, allowances and other income the person usually receives?'

Gross amount for persons aged 15 years and over

Weekly individual income
West Croydon and District - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %
Negative Income/ Nil income6488.06.6
$1-$199 6257.77.5
$200-$299 1,04312.912.6
$300-$399 1,03812.812.4
$400-$599 92711.412.3
$600-$799 84210.411.0
$800-$999 6558.18.5
$1000-$1249 6498.07.8
$1250-$1499 4745.85.2
$1500-$1999 4745.85.7
$2000 or more 2403.03.8
Not stated5026.26.4

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

Weekly individual income, 2011
Weekly individual income, 2011 Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 6.4% $2000 or more , City of Charles Sturt: 3.8% $1500-$1999 , City of Charles Sturt: 5.7% $1250-$1499 , City of Charles Sturt: 5.2% $1000-$1249 , City of Charles Sturt: 7.8% $800-$999 , City of Charles Sturt: 8.5% $600-$799 , City of Charles Sturt: 11.0% $400-$599 , City of Charles Sturt: 12.3% $300-$399 , City of Charles Sturt: 12.4% $200-$299 , City of Charles Sturt: 12.6% $1-$199 , City of Charles Sturt: 7.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Charles Sturt: 6.6% Not stated, West Croydon and District: 6.2% $2000 or more , West Croydon and District: 3.0% $1500-$1999 , West Croydon and District: 5.8% $1250-$1499 , West Croydon and District: 5.8% $1000-$1249 , West Croydon and District: 8.0% $800-$999 , West Croydon and District: 8.1% $600-$799 , West Croydon and District: 10.4% $400-$599 , West Croydon and District: 11.4% $300-$399 , West Croydon and District: 12.8% $200-$299 , West Croydon and District: 12.9% $1-$199 , West Croydon and District: 7.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, West Croydon and District: 8.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of individual income levels in West Croydon and District in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 8.8% of the population earned a high income, and 41.3% earned a low income, compared with 9.6% and 39.1% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between West Croydon and District's individual incomes and the City of Charles Sturt's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (8.0% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $400-$599 (11.4% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (3.0% compared to 3.8%)