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In Carrum Downs, 5% 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 Carrum Downs. 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
Carrum Downs - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Frankston City %
Negative Income/ Nil income1,2658.47.4
$1-$199 1,1107.47.6
$200-$299 1,3929.310.1
$300-$399 1,4629.710.6
$400-$599 1,70911.412.4
$600-$799 2,04113.611.7
$800-$999 1,73111.59.8
$1000-$1249 1,4199.48.8
$1250-$1499 7505.05.5
$1500-$1999 5453.65.1
$2000 or more 2351.63.2
Not stated1,3749.17.8

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, Frankston City: 7.8% $2000 or more , Frankston City: 3.2% $1500-$1999 , Frankston City: 5.1% $1250-$1499 , Frankston City: 5.5% $1000-$1249 , Frankston City: 8.8% $800-$999 , Frankston City: 9.8% $600-$799 , Frankston City: 11.7% $400-$599 , Frankston City: 12.4% $300-$399 , Frankston City: 10.6% $200-$299 , Frankston City: 10.1% $1-$199 , Frankston City: 7.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, Frankston City: 7.4% Not stated, Carrum Downs: 9.1% $2000 or more , Carrum Downs: 1.6% $1500-$1999 , Carrum Downs: 3.6% $1250-$1499 , Carrum Downs: 5.0% $1000-$1249 , Carrum Downs: 9.4% $800-$999 , Carrum Downs: 11.5% $600-$799 , Carrum Downs: 13.6% $400-$599 , Carrum Downs: 11.4% $300-$399 , Carrum Downs: 9.7% $200-$299 , Carrum Downs: 9.3% $1-$199 , Carrum Downs: 7.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Carrum Downs: 8.4%
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 Carrum Downs in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) as well as a lower proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 5.2% of the population earned a high income, and 34.8% earned a low income, compared with 8.3% and 35.6% respectively for Frankston City.

The major differences between Carrum Downs's individual incomes and Frankston City's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $600-$799 (13.6% compared to 11.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $800-$999 (11.5% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (1.6% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (3.6% compared to 5.1%)