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Household income

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

In Frankston South, 25% of households earned an income of $2,500 or more per week in 2016.

Households form the common 'economic unit' in our society. Frankston South's Household Income is one of the most important indicators of socio-economic status. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to reveal the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Frankston South. It is important to note that income data is not necessarily a measure of wealth. For example, if an area has a large number of retirees this will produce a higher proportion of households with low income but the retirees may have large capital wealth. For this reason, household income should be viewed in conjunction with Age and Household Composition.

The incomes presented on this page are for the latest Census year only. For comparison of incomes over time, go to Household 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?'

Households

Weekly household income
Frankston South - Total households (Enumerated)2016
Weekly incomeNumber%Frankston City %
Neg/Nil Income360.61.4
$1 - $149200.30.6
$150 - $299861.31.9
$300 - $3991282.02.9
$400 - $4994537.07.1
$500 - $6492714.24.9
$650 - $7993906.17.1
$800 - $9993986.27.5
$1,000 - $1,2495148.08.9
$1,250 - $1,4994166.58.0
$1,500 - $1,7493345.26.6
$1,750 - $1,9993004.75.8
$2,000 - $2,49972911.310.9
$2,500 - $2,999 5328.36.6
$3,000 - $3,4993545.53.6
$3,500 - $3,9992614.02.5
$4,000 - $4,4991632.51.2
$4,500 - $4,9991342.10.9
$5,000 - $5,9991121.70.8
$6,000 - $7,999661.00.4
$8,000 or more90.10.1
Not stated73911.510.3

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

Weekly household income, 2016
Weekly household income, 2016 $8,000 or more, Frankston City: 0.1% $6,000 - $7,999, Frankston City: 0.4% $5,000 - $5,999, Frankston City: 0.8% $4,500 - $4,999, Frankston City: 0.9% $4,000 - $4,499, Frankston City: 1.2% $3,500 - $3,999, Frankston City: 2.5% $3,000 - $3,499, Frankston City: 3.6% $2,500 - $2,999 , Frankston City: 6.6% $2,000 - $2,499, Frankston City: 10.9% $1,750 - $1,999, Frankston City: 5.8% $1,500 - $1,749, Frankston City: 6.6% $1,250 - $1,499, Frankston City: 8.0% $1,000 - $1,249, Frankston City: 8.9% $800 - $999, Frankston City: 7.5% $650 - $799, Frankston City: 7.1% $500 - $649, Frankston City: 4.9% $400 - $499, Frankston City: 7.1% $300 - $399, Frankston City: 2.9% $150 - $299, Frankston City: 1.9% $1 - $149, Frankston City: 0.6% Neg/Nil Income, Frankston City: 1.4% $8,000 or more, Frankston South: 0.1% $6,000 - $7,999, Frankston South: 1.0% $5,000 - $5,999, Frankston South: 1.7% $4,500 - $4,999, Frankston South: 2.1% $4,000 - $4,499, Frankston South: 2.5% $3,500 - $3,999, Frankston South: 4.0% $3,000 - $3,499, Frankston South: 5.5% $2,500 - $2,999 , Frankston South: 8.3% $2,000 - $2,499, Frankston South: 11.3% $1,750 - $1,999, Frankston South: 4.7% $1,500 - $1,749, Frankston South: 5.2% $1,250 - $1,499, Frankston South: 6.5% $1,000 - $1,249, Frankston South: 8.0% $800 - $999, Frankston South: 6.2% $650 - $799, Frankston South: 6.1% $500 - $649, Frankston South: 4.2% $400 - $499, Frankston South: 7.0% $300 - $399, Frankston South: 2.0% $150 - $299, Frankston South: 1.3% $1 - $149, Frankston South: 0.3% Neg/Nil Income, Frankston South: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of household income levels in Frankston South in 2016 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a larger proportion of high income households (those earning $2,500 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income households (those earning less than $650 per week).

Overall, 25.3% of the households earned a high income and 15.4% were low income households, compared with 16.1% and 18.8% respectively for Frankston City.

The major differences between the household incomes of Frankston South and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of households who earned $3,000 - $3,499 (5.5% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of households who earned $2,500 - $2,999 (8.3% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of households who earned $3,500 - $3,999 (4.0% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of households who earned $1,250 - $1,499 (6.5% compared to 8.0%)

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