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Individual income quartiles

In the City of Manningham, the 'lowest' female income quartile was the largest group in 2016, comprising 32% of females aged 15 and over.

The City of Manningham's 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 area's economic opportunities and socio-economic status. Individual income levels are not comparable over time because of the influences of economic change such as wage level fluctuations and inflation. The income quartile method is the most objective method of comparing change in the income profile of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Individual Income quartiles are calculated and interpreted is available in specific data notes.

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

Individual income quartiles
City of Manningham - Females aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Quartile groupNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Lowest group15,18932.029.914,35231.529.7+837
Medium lowest12,65726.726.812,01426.327.4+643
Medium highest10,31721.823.810,28922.624.0+28
Highest group9,24019.519.48,95019.618.9+290

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Individual income - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from income data for Victoria - Total persons aged 15+ Weekly income by Census year
Individual quartile ranges
2016
2011
2006
2001
Lowest group $0 to $250 $0 to $228 $0 to $177 $0 to $184
Medium lowest $251 to $516 $229 to $438 $178 to $355 $185 to $323
Medium highest $517 to $979 $439 to $841 $356 to $676 $324 to $572
Highest group $980 and over $842 and over $677 and over $573 and over

Individual income quartiles, 2016
Individual income quartiles, 2016 Highest group, Greater Melbourne: 19.4% Medium highest, Greater Melbourne: 23.8% Medium lowest, Greater Melbourne: 26.8% Lowest group, Greater Melbourne: 29.9% Highest group, City of Manningham: 19.5% Medium highest, City of Manningham: 21.8% Medium lowest, City of Manningham: 26.7% Lowest group, City of Manningham: 32.0%
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.
Change in individual income quartiles, 2011 to 2016
Change in individual income quartiles, 2011 to 2016 Highest group, City of Manningham: +290 Medium highest, City of Manningham: +28 Medium lowest, City of Manningham: +643 Lowest group, City of Manningham: +837
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Income quartiles allow us to compare relative income-earning capabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of the population by income quartile in City of Manningham compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was similar proportion of persons in the highest income quartile and a greater proportion in the lowest income quartile.

Emerging groups

The most significant change in City of Manningham in females between 2011 and 2016 was in the lowest quartile which showed an increase of 837 females.

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