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Spotswood - South Kingsville

Individual income

In Spotswood - South Kingsville, 17% 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 Spotswood - South Kingsville. 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
Spotswood - South Kingsville - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Hobsons Bay City %
Negative Income/ Nil income2577.38.6
$1-$199 2176.27.4
$200-$299 3179.110.9
$300-$399 2757.99.8
$400-$599 35210.110.2
$600-$799 3199.19.6
$800-$999 3329.58.2
$1000-$1249 35510.18.0
$1250-$1499 2567.35.9
$1500-$1999 2938.46.8
$2000 or more 2998.56.7
Not stated2266.58.0

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, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 6.5% $2000 or more , Spotswood - South Kingsville: 8.5% $1500-$1999 , Spotswood - South Kingsville: 8.4% $1250-$1499 , Spotswood - South Kingsville: 7.3% $1000-$1249 , Spotswood - South Kingsville: 10.1% $800-$999 , Spotswood - South Kingsville: 9.5% $600-$799 , Spotswood - South Kingsville: 9.1% $400-$599 , Spotswood - South Kingsville: 10.1% $300-$399 , Spotswood - South Kingsville: 7.9% $200-$299 , Spotswood - South Kingsville: 9.1% $1-$199 , Spotswood - South Kingsville: 6.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 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 Spotswood - South Kingsville 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, 16.9% of the population earned a high income, and 30.5% earned a low income, compared with 13.5% and 36.7% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

The major differences between Spotswood - South Kingsville's individual incomes and Hobsons Bay City's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1000-$1249 (10.1% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (8.5% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (7.9% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (9.1% compared to 10.9%)