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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Individual income

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In West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson, 13.7% of the population earned an income of $1,750 or more per week in 2016.

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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson. 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 income the person usually receives?'

Gross amount for persons aged 15 years and over

Weekly individual income
West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %
Negative Income/ Nil income6197.08.2
$1 - $1494184.74.3
$150 - $299 5876.78.2
$300 - $399 7118.19.9
$400 - $499 7748.89.7
$500 - $649 7969.08.0
$650 - $7996957.97.9
$800 - $999 7808.98.7
$1,000 - $1,249 7258.28.6
$1,250 - $1,4995195.95.7
$1,500 - $1,7494455.04.8
$1,750 - $1,9993453.93.1
$2,000 - $2,9994935.63.9
$3,000 or more3724.21.9
Not stated5346.16.8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Weekly individual income, 2016
Weekly individual income, 2016 Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 6.8% $3,000 or more, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Charles Sturt: 3.9% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Charles Sturt: 3.1% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Charles Sturt: 4.8% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Charles Sturt: 5.7% $1,000 - $1,249 , City of Charles Sturt: 8.6% $800 - $999 , City of Charles Sturt: 8.7% $650 - $799, City of Charles Sturt: 7.9% $500 - $649 , City of Charles Sturt: 8.0% $400 - $499 , City of Charles Sturt: 9.7% $300 - $399 , City of Charles Sturt: 9.9% $150 - $299 , City of Charles Sturt: 8.2% $1 - $149, City of Charles Sturt: 4.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Charles Sturt: 8.2% Not stated, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 6.1% $3,000 or more, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.2% $2,000 - $2,999, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.6% $1,750 - $1,999, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 3.9% $1,500 - $1,749, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.0% $1,250 - $1,499, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.9% $1,000 - $1,249 , West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 8.2% $800 - $999 , West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 8.9% $650 - $799, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 7.9% $500 - $649 , West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 9.0% $400 - $499 , West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 8.8% $300 - $399 , West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 8.1% $150 - $299 , West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 6.7% $1 - $149, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 7.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of individual income levels in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income people (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 13.7% of the population earned a high income, and 35.3% earned a low income, compared with 9.0% and 40.4% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson's individual incomes and the City of Charles Sturt's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $3,000 or more (4.2% compared to 1.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (5.6% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $300 - $399 (8.1% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $150 - $299 (6.7% compared to 8.2%)

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