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In City of Darwin, 18% 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 City of Darwin. 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
City of Darwin - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Greater Darwin %
Negative Income/ Nil income3,8186.56.4
$1-$199 2,6244.44.5
$200-$299 2,9955.15.0
$300-$399 3,2945.65.4
$400-$599 4,3307.37.3
$600-$799 5,4099.29.3
$800-$999 6,01610.210.4
$1000-$1249 6,51811.011.6
$1250-$1499 5,0498.68.7
$1500-$1999 6,24110.610.3
$2000 or more 4,6417.97.2
Not stated8,08513.714.0

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

Weekly individual income, 2011
Weekly individual income, 2011 Not stated, Greater Darwin: 14.0% $2000 or more , Greater Darwin: 7.2% $1500-$1999 , Greater Darwin: 10.3% $1250-$1499 , Greater Darwin: 8.7% $1000-$1249 , Greater Darwin: 11.6% $800-$999 , Greater Darwin: 10.4% $600-$799 , Greater Darwin: 9.3% $400-$599 , Greater Darwin: 7.3% $300-$399 , Greater Darwin: 5.4% $200-$299 , Greater Darwin: 5.0% $1-$199 , Greater Darwin: 4.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Greater Darwin: 6.4% Not stated, City of Darwin: 13.7% $2000 or more , City of Darwin: 7.9% $1500-$1999 , City of Darwin: 10.6% $1250-$1499 , City of Darwin: 8.6% $1000-$1249 , City of Darwin: 11.0% $800-$999 , City of Darwin: 10.2% $600-$799 , City of Darwin: 9.2% $400-$599 , City of Darwin: 7.3% $300-$399 , City of Darwin: 5.6% $200-$299 , City of Darwin: 5.1% $1-$199 , City of Darwin: 4.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Darwin: 6.5%
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.

Dominant groups

Analysis of individual income levels in City of Darwin in 2011 compared to Greater Darwin shows that there was a higher proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a similar proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 18.4% of the population earned a high income, and 21.6% earned a low income, compared with 17.4% and 21.4% respectively for Greater Darwin.

There were no major differences between City of Darwin and Greater Darwin in 2011.

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