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Gannawarra Shire

Individual income

In Gannawarra Shire, 4% 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 Gannawarra Shire. 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
Gannawarra Shire - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Regional VIC %
Negative Income/ Nil income5486.56.6
$1-$199 6537.78.0
$200-$299 1,22114.412.5
$300-$399 1,30015.312.5
$400-$599 1,38116.314.1
$600-$799 1,03312.211.5
$800-$999 5947.08.1
$1000-$1249 4535.37.1
$1250-$1499 2452.94.3
$1500-$1999 1902.24.4
$2000 or more 1401.63.1
Not stated7298.67.7

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, Regional VIC: 7.7% $2000 or more , Regional VIC: 3.1% $1500-$1999 , Regional VIC: 4.4% $1250-$1499 , Regional VIC: 4.3% $1000-$1249 , Regional VIC: 7.1% $800-$999 , Regional VIC: 8.1% $600-$799 , Regional VIC: 11.5% $400-$599 , Regional VIC: 14.1% $300-$399 , Regional VIC: 12.5% $200-$299 , Regional VIC: 12.5% $1-$199 , Regional VIC: 8.0% Negative Income/ Nil income, Regional VIC: 6.6% Not stated, Gannawarra Shire: 8.6% $2000 or more , Gannawarra Shire: 1.6% $1500-$1999 , Gannawarra Shire: 2.2% $1250-$1499 , Gannawarra Shire: 2.9% $1000-$1249 , Gannawarra Shire: 5.3% $800-$999 , Gannawarra Shire: 7.0% $600-$799 , Gannawarra Shire: 12.2% $400-$599 , Gannawarra Shire: 16.3% $300-$399 , Gannawarra Shire: 15.3% $200-$299 , Gannawarra Shire: 14.4% $1-$199 , Gannawarra Shire: 7.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Gannawarra Shire: 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 Gannawarra Shire in 2011 compared to Regional VIC shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 3.9% of the population earned a high income, and 43.9% earned a low income, compared with 7.5% and 39.6% respectively for Regional VIC.

The major differences between Gannawarra Shire's individual incomes and Regional VIC's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (15.3% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400-$599 (16.3% compared to 14.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (14.4% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (2.2% compared to 4.4%)

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