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In Skye, 8% 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 Skye. 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
Skye - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Frankston City %
Negative Income/ Nil income4788.67.4
$1-$199 4437.97.6
$200-$299 4267.610.1
$300-$399 4067.310.6
$400-$599 62911.312.4
$600-$799 65711.811.7
$800-$999 65611.89.8
$1000-$1249 65011.78.8
$1250-$1499 3726.75.5
$1500-$1999 3045.55.1
$2000 or more 1602.93.2
Not stated3967.17.8

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, Skye: 7.1% $2000 or more , Skye: 2.9% $1500-$1999 , Skye: 5.5% $1250-$1499 , Skye: 6.7% $1000-$1249 , Skye: 11.7% $800-$999 , Skye: 11.8% $600-$799 , Skye: 11.8% $400-$599 , Skye: 11.3% $300-$399 , Skye: 7.3% $200-$299 , Skye: 7.6% $1-$199 , Skye: 7.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, Skye: 8.6%
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 Skye in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a similar proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 8.3% of the population earned a high income, and 31.4% earned a low income, compared with 8.3% and 35.6% respectively for Frankston City.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1000-$1249 (11.7% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $800-$999 (11.8% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (7.3% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (7.6% compared to 10.1%)