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Upper Ferntree Gully

Individual income

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Upper Ferntree Gully, 9.1% of the population earned an income of $1,750 or more per week in 2016.

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 Upper Ferntree Gully. 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 income the person usually receives?'

Gross amount for persons aged 15 years and over

Weekly individual income
Upper Ferntree Gully - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Knox %
Negative Income/ Nil income1617.910.5
$1 - $149954.65.1
$150 - $299 1356.66.8
$300 - $399 21510.58.0
$400 - $499 1879.17.9
$500 - $649 1356.67.6
$650 - $7991798.78.0
$800 - $999 1678.29.1
$1,000 - $1,249 1688.29.4
$1,250 - $1,4991055.16.4
$1,500 - $1,7491205.95.1
$1,750 - $1,999613.03.4
$2,000 - $2,999944.64.4
$3,000 or more311.51.8
Not stated1959.56.3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Weekly individual income, 2016
Weekly individual income, 2016 Not stated, City of Knox: 6.3% $3,000 or more, City of Knox: 1.8% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Knox: 4.4% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Knox: 3.4% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Knox: 5.1% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Knox: 6.4% $1,000 - $1,249 , City of Knox: 9.4% $800 - $999 , City of Knox: 9.1% $650 - $799, City of Knox: 8.0% $500 - $649 , City of Knox: 7.6% $400 - $499 , City of Knox: 7.9% $300 - $399 , City of Knox: 8.0% $150 - $299 , City of Knox: 6.8% $1 - $149, City of Knox: 5.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Knox: 10.5% Not stated, Upper Ferntree Gully: 9.5% $3,000 or more, Upper Ferntree Gully: 1.5% $2,000 - $2,999, Upper Ferntree Gully: 4.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Upper Ferntree Gully: 3.0% $1,500 - $1,749, Upper Ferntree Gully: 5.9% $1,250 - $1,499, Upper Ferntree Gully: 5.1% $1,000 - $1,249 , Upper Ferntree Gully: 8.2% $800 - $999 , Upper Ferntree Gully: 8.2% $650 - $799, Upper Ferntree Gully: 8.7% $500 - $649 , Upper Ferntree Gully: 6.6% $400 - $499 , Upper Ferntree Gully: 9.1% $300 - $399 , Upper Ferntree Gully: 10.5% $150 - $299 , Upper Ferntree Gully: 6.6% $1 - $149, Upper Ferntree Gully: 4.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, Upper Ferntree Gully: 7.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of individual income levels in Upper Ferntree Gully in 2016 compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a similar proportion of low income people (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 9.1% of the population earned a high income, and 38.7% earned a low income, compared with 9.6% and 38.5% respectively for the City of Knox.

The major differences between Upper Ferntree Gully's individual incomes and the City of Knox's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300 - $399 (10.5% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400 - $499 (9.1% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (7.9% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1,250 - $1,499 (5.1% compared to 6.4%)

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