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Doncaster Hill

Household income


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In Doncaster Hill, 14% of households earned an income of $2,500 or more per week in 2011.

Households form the common 'economic unit' in our society. Doncaster Hill's Household Income is one of the most important indicators of socio-economic status. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to reveal the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Doncaster Hill. It is important to note that income data is not necessarily a measure of wealth. For example, if an area has a large number of retirees this will produce a higher proportion of households with low income but the retirees may have large capital wealth. For this reason, household income should be viewed in conjunction with Age and Household Composition.

The incomes presented on this page are for the latest Census year only. For comparison of incomes over time, go to Household 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?'


Weekly household income
Doncaster Hill - Total households (Enumerated)2011
Weekly incomeNumber%City of Manningham %
Negative Income/Nil Income225.31.6
$5000 or more82.12.7
Not stated389.011.1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Weekly household income, 2011
Weekly household income, 2011 Not stated, City of Manningham: 11.1% $5000 or more, City of Manningham: 2.7% $4000-$4999, City of Manningham: 2.9% $3500-$3999, City of Manningham: 3.3% $3000-$3499, City of Manningham: 6.2% $2500-$2999, City of Manningham: 9.6% $2000-$2499, City of Manningham: 8.1% $1500-$1999, City of Manningham: 10.7% $1250-$1499, City of Manningham: 6.8% $1000-$1249, City of Manningham: 7.0% $800-$999, City of Manningham: 7.4% $600-$799, City of Manningham: 7.1% $400-$599, City of Manningham: 7.8% $300-$399, City of Manningham: 4.3% $200-$299, City of Manningham: 1.7% $1-$199, City of Manningham: 1.7% Negative Income/Nil Income, City of Manningham: 1.6% Not stated, Doncaster Hill: 9.0% $5000 or more, Doncaster Hill: 2.1% $4000-$4999, Doncaster Hill: 0.9% $3500-$3999, Doncaster Hill: 2.5% $3000-$3499, Doncaster Hill: 3.4% $2500-$2999, Doncaster Hill: 6.7% $2000-$2499, Doncaster Hill: 5.6% $1500-$1999, Doncaster Hill: 10.2% $1250-$1499, Doncaster Hill: 9.1% $1000-$1249, Doncaster Hill: 8.5% $800-$999, Doncaster Hill: 8.4% $600-$799, Doncaster Hill: 9.0% $400-$599, Doncaster Hill: 9.0% $300-$399, Doncaster Hill: 4.3% $200-$299, Doncaster Hill: 4.0% $1-$199, Doncaster Hill: 2.1% Negative Income/Nil Income, Doncaster Hill: 5.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of household income levels in Doncaster Hill in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a smaller proportion of high income households (those earning $2,500 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income households (those earning less than $650 per week).

Overall, 14.4% of the households earned a high income and 33.7% were low income households, compared with 20.0% and 24.3% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences between the household incomes of Doncaster Hill and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of households who earned $200-$299 (4.0% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of households who earned $2500-$2999 (6.7% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of households who earned $3000-$3499 (3.4% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of households who earned $2000-$2499 (5.6% compared to 8.1%)