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Semaphore Park Ward

Individual income

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Semaphore Park Ward, 11.2% 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 Semaphore Park Ward. 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
Semaphore Park Ward - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %
Negative Income/ Nil income6806.78.2
$1 - $1494644.54.3
$150 - $299 7977.88.2
$300 - $399 9579.49.9
$400 - $499 1,09910.89.7
$500 - $649 9128.98.0
$650 - $7997457.37.9
$800 - $999 8678.58.7
$1,000 - $1,249 8388.28.6
$1,250 - $1,4995765.65.7
$1,500 - $1,7495004.94.8
$1,750 - $1,9993573.53.1
$2,000 - $2,9994754.73.9
$3,000 or more3073.01.9
Not stated6286.26.8

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, Semaphore Park Ward: 6.2% $3,000 or more, Semaphore Park Ward: 3.0% $2,000 - $2,999, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.7% $1,750 - $1,999, Semaphore Park Ward: 3.5% $1,500 - $1,749, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.9% $1,250 - $1,499, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.6% $1,000 - $1,249 , Semaphore Park Ward: 8.2% $800 - $999 , Semaphore Park Ward: 8.5% $650 - $799, Semaphore Park Ward: 7.3% $500 - $649 , Semaphore Park Ward: 8.9% $400 - $499 , Semaphore Park Ward: 10.8% $300 - $399 , Semaphore Park Ward: 9.4% $150 - $299 , Semaphore Park Ward: 7.8% $1 - $149, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Semaphore Park Ward: 6.7%
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 Semaphore Park Ward 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, 11.2% of the population earned a high income, and 39.2% earned a low income, compared with 9.0% and 40.4% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between Semaphore Park Ward's individual incomes and the City of Charles Sturt's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $3,000 or more (3.0% compared to 1.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400 - $499 (10.8% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $500 - $649 (8.9% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (6.7% compared to 8.2%)

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