In Broadmeadows, 2% 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, Educational Qualifications and Occupation, they help tell the story of the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Broadmeadows. 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|
|Broadmeadows - Total persons (Enumerated)||2011|
|Weekly gross income||Number||%||Hume City %|
|Negative Income/ Nil income||686||8.5||9.9||29001|
|$2000 or more||61||0.8||2.5||29011|
|Total persons aged 15+||8,080||100.0||100.0|
Analysis of individual income levels in Broadmeadows in 2011 compared to Hume City 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, 2.0% of the population earned a high income, and 51.7% earned a low income, compared with 6.8% and 41.6% respectively for Hume City.
The major differences between Broadmeadows's individual incomes and Hume City's individual incomes were:
- A larger percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (18.6% compared to 12.8%)
- A larger percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (13.5% compared to 9.5%)
- A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1000-$1249 (3.7% compared to 7.7%)
- A smaller percentage of persons who earned $800-$999 (5.1% compared to 8.8%)