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Mount Waverley

Individual income

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

In Mount Waverley, 14.3% 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 Mount Waverley. 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
Mount Waverley - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Monash %
Negative Income/ Nil income3,77713.515.9
$1 - $1491,4775.35.2
$150 - $299 1,9457.07.2
$300 - $399 2,0207.27.9
$400 - $499 1,9667.07.4
$500 - $649 1,9497.06.8
$650 - $7991,9056.86.6
$800 - $999 2,0007.27.2
$1,000 - $1,249 2,1577.77.7
$1,250 - $1,4991,6505.95.4
$1,500 - $1,7491,4095.04.6
$1,750 - $1,9991,0873.93.3
$2,000 - $2,9991,8506.65.4
$3,000 or more1,0593.82.9
Not stated1,6996.16.6

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 Monash: 6.6% $3,000 or more, City of Monash: 2.9% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Monash: 5.4% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Monash: 3.3% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Monash: 4.6% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Monash: 5.4% $1,000 - $1,249 , City of Monash: 7.7% $800 - $999 , City of Monash: 7.2% $650 - $799, City of Monash: 6.6% $500 - $649 , City of Monash: 6.8% $400 - $499 , City of Monash: 7.4% $300 - $399 , City of Monash: 7.9% $150 - $299 , City of Monash: 7.2% $1 - $149, City of Monash: 5.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Monash: 15.9% Not stated, Mount Waverley: 6.1% $3,000 or more, Mount Waverley: 3.8% $2,000 - $2,999, Mount Waverley: 6.6% $1,750 - $1,999, Mount Waverley: 3.9% $1,500 - $1,749, Mount Waverley: 5.0% $1,250 - $1,499, Mount Waverley: 5.9% $1,000 - $1,249 , Mount Waverley: 7.7% $800 - $999 , Mount Waverley: 7.2% $650 - $799, Mount Waverley: 6.8% $500 - $649 , Mount Waverley: 7.0% $400 - $499 , Mount Waverley: 7.0% $300 - $399 , Mount Waverley: 7.2% $150 - $299 , Mount Waverley: 7.0% $1 - $149, Mount Waverley: 5.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Mount Waverley: 13.5%
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 Mount Waverley in 2016 compared to City of Monash shows that there was a higher proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income people (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 14.3% of the population earned a high income, and 40.0% earned a low income, compared with 11.6% and 43.6% respectively for City of Monash.

The major differences between Mount Waverley's individual incomes and City of Monash's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $2,000 - $2,999 (6.6% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $3,000 or more (3.8% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (13.5% compared to 15.9%)

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