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Airport West - Essendon Fields

Individual income

In Airport West - Essendon Fields, 9% 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 Airport West - Essendon Fields. 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
Airport West - Essendon Fields - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %
Negative Income/ Nil income4046.98.0
$1-$199 4036.87.4
$200-$299 80413.610.3
$300-$399 67911.59.3
$400-$599 66511.310.0
$600-$799 59610.19.1
$800-$999 5088.68.0
$1000-$1249 5268.98.5
$1250-$1499 3465.96.3
$1500-$1999 3355.77.6
$2000 or more 2023.48.1
Not stated4287.37.6

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 Moonee Valley: 7.6% $2000 or more , City of Moonee Valley: 8.1% $1500-$1999 , City of Moonee Valley: 7.6% $1250-$1499 , City of Moonee Valley: 6.3% $1000-$1249 , City of Moonee Valley: 8.5% $800-$999 , City of Moonee Valley: 8.0% $600-$799 , City of Moonee Valley: 9.1% $400-$599 , City of Moonee Valley: 10.0% $300-$399 , City of Moonee Valley: 9.3% $200-$299 , City of Moonee Valley: 10.3% $1-$199 , City of Moonee Valley: 7.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Moonee Valley: 8.0% Not stated, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 7.3% $2000 or more , Airport West - Essendon Fields: 3.4% $1500-$1999 , Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.7% $1250-$1499 , Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.9% $1000-$1249 , Airport West - Essendon Fields: 8.9% $800-$999 , Airport West - Essendon Fields: 8.6% $600-$799 , Airport West - Essendon Fields: 10.1% $400-$599 , Airport West - Essendon Fields: 11.3% $300-$399 , Airport West - Essendon Fields: 11.5% $200-$299 , Airport West - Essendon Fields: 13.6% $1-$199 , Airport West - Essendon Fields: 6.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 6.9%
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 Airport West - Essendon Fields in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 9.1% of the population earned a high income, and 38.8% earned a low income, compared with 15.6% and 34.9% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The major differences between Airport West - Essendon Fields's individual incomes and the City of Moonee Valley's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (13.6% compared to 10.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (11.5% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (3.4% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (5.7% compared to 7.6%)