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In Blackwood, 15% 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, Qualifications and Occupation, they help tell the story of the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Blackwood. 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
Blackwood - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Mitcham %
Negative Income/ Nil income2136.27.5
$1-$199 2898.58.3
$200-$299 2647.78.7
$300-$399 3269.59.2
$400-$599 42012.312.1
$600-$799 34610.19.6
$800-$999 3079.08.3
$1000-$1249 3199.38.5
$1250-$1499 2477.26.6
$1500-$1999 3219.48.6
$2000 or more 2015.97.8
Not stated1654.84.8

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

Weekly individual income, 2011
Weekly individual income, 2011 Not stated, City of Mitcham: 4.8% $2000 or more , City of Mitcham: 7.8% $1500-$1999 , City of Mitcham: 8.6% $1250-$1499 , City of Mitcham: 6.6% $1000-$1249 , City of Mitcham: 8.5% $800-$999 , City of Mitcham: 8.3% $600-$799 , City of Mitcham: 9.6% $400-$599 , City of Mitcham: 12.1% $300-$399 , City of Mitcham: 9.2% $200-$299 , City of Mitcham: 8.7% $1-$199 , City of Mitcham: 8.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Mitcham: 7.5% Not stated, Blackwood: 4.8% $2000 or more , Blackwood: 5.9% $1500-$1999 , Blackwood: 9.4% $1250-$1499 , Blackwood: 7.2% $1000-$1249 , Blackwood: 9.3% $800-$999 , Blackwood: 9.0% $600-$799 , Blackwood: 10.1% $400-$599 , Blackwood: 12.3% $300-$399 , Blackwood: 9.5% $200-$299 , Blackwood: 7.7% $1-$199 , Blackwood: 8.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Blackwood: 6.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of individual income levels in Blackwood in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) as well as a lower proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 15.3% of the population earned a high income, and 32.0% earned a low income, compared with 16.5% and 33.7% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The major differences between Blackwood's individual incomes and the City of Mitcham's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1000-$1249 (9.3% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (5.9% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (6.2% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (7.7% compared to 8.7%)