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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Individual income

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

In Burnside - Burnside Heights, 7.2% 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 Burnside - Burnside Heights. 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
Burnside - Burnside Heights - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Melton %
Negative Income/ Nil income1,08913.611.8
$1 - $1493844.84.6
$150 - $299 6277.87.2
$300 - $399 6398.07.5
$400 - $499 5456.86.8
$500 - $649 5406.77.2
$650 - $7996898.68.0
$800 - $999 7799.79.3
$1,000 - $1,249 7419.29.6
$1,250 - $1,4995266.66.5
$1,500 - $1,7493844.84.7
$1,750 - $1,9992553.23.0
$2,000 - $2,9992553.23.5
$3,000 or more680.81.2
Not stated4906.19.1

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 Melton: 9.1% $3,000 or more, City of Melton: 1.2% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Melton: 3.5% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Melton: 3.0% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Melton: 4.7% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Melton: 6.5% $1,000 - $1,249 , City of Melton: 9.6% $800 - $999 , City of Melton: 9.3% $650 - $799, City of Melton: 8.0% $500 - $649 , City of Melton: 7.2% $400 - $499 , City of Melton: 6.8% $300 - $399 , City of Melton: 7.5% $150 - $299 , City of Melton: 7.2% $1 - $149, City of Melton: 4.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Melton: 11.8% Not stated, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 6.1% $3,000 or more, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.8% $2,000 - $2,999, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 3.2% $1,750 - $1,999, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 3.2% $1,500 - $1,749, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.8% $1,250 - $1,499, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 6.6% $1,000 - $1,249 , Burnside - Burnside Heights: 9.2% $800 - $999 , Burnside - Burnside Heights: 9.7% $650 - $799, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 8.6% $500 - $649 , Burnside - Burnside Heights: 6.7% $400 - $499 , Burnside - Burnside Heights: 6.8% $300 - $399 , Burnside - Burnside Heights: 8.0% $150 - $299 , Burnside - Burnside Heights: 7.8% $1 - $149, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 13.6%
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 Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2016 compared to City of Melton shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income people (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 7.2% of the population earned a high income, and 41.0% earned a low income, compared with 7.7% and 37.8% respectively for City of Melton.

The major difference between Burnside - Burnside Heights's individual incomes and City of Melton's individual incomes is:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (13.6% compared to 11.8%)

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