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In Newport West, 20% 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 Newport West. 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
Newport West - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Hobsons Bay City %
Negative Income/ Nil income4487.38.6
$1-$199 3706.17.4
$200-$299 5368.810.9
$300-$399 5128.49.8
$400-$599 5549.110.2
$600-$799 5258.69.6
$800-$999 4307.08.2
$1000-$1249 5428.98.0
$1250-$1499 4737.85.9
$1500-$1999 61010.06.8
$2000 or more 62210.26.7
Not stated4878.08.0

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, Hobsons Bay City: 8.0% $2000 or more , Hobsons Bay City: 6.7% $1500-$1999 , Hobsons Bay City: 6.8% $1250-$1499 , Hobsons Bay City: 5.9% $1000-$1249 , Hobsons Bay City: 8.0% $800-$999 , Hobsons Bay City: 8.2% $600-$799 , Hobsons Bay City: 9.6% $400-$599 , Hobsons Bay City: 10.2% $300-$399 , Hobsons Bay City: 9.8% $200-$299 , Hobsons Bay City: 10.9% $1-$199 , Hobsons Bay City: 7.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Hobsons Bay City: 8.6% Not stated, Newport West: 8.0% $2000 or more , Newport West: 10.2% $1500-$1999 , Newport West: 10.0% $1250-$1499 , Newport West: 7.8% $1000-$1249 , Newport West: 8.9% $800-$999 , Newport West: 7.0% $600-$799 , Newport West: 8.6% $400-$599 , Newport West: 9.1% $300-$399 , Newport West: 8.4% $200-$299 , Newport West: 8.8% $1-$199 , Newport West: 6.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, Newport West: 7.3%
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 Newport West in 2011 compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a higher 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, 20.2% of the population earned a high income, and 30.6% earned a low income, compared with 13.5% and 36.7% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

The major differences between Newport West's individual incomes and Hobsons Bay City's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (10.2% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (10.0% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1250-$1499 (7.8% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (8.8% compared to 10.9%)