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In Essendon North, 14% 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 Essendon North. 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
Essendon North - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %
Negative Income/ Nil income1397.38.0
$1-$199 1216.37.4
$200-$299 1879.810.3
$300-$399 1739.19.3
$400-$599 1779.310.0
$600-$799 1809.49.1
$800-$999 1558.18.0
$1000-$1249 1729.08.5
$1250-$1499 1156.06.3
$1500-$1999 1487.87.6
$2000 or more 1266.68.1
Not stated21611.37.6

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, Essendon North: 11.3% $2000 or more , Essendon North: 6.6% $1500-$1999 , Essendon North: 7.8% $1250-$1499 , Essendon North: 6.0% $1000-$1249 , Essendon North: 9.0% $800-$999 , Essendon North: 8.1% $600-$799 , Essendon North: 9.4% $400-$599 , Essendon North: 9.3% $300-$399 , Essendon North: 9.1% $200-$299 , Essendon North: 9.8% $1-$199 , Essendon North: 6.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Essendon North: 7.3%
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 Essendon North 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) as well as a lower proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 14.4% of the population earned a high income, and 32.5% earned a low income, compared with 15.6% and 34.9% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The major differences between Essendon North's individual incomes and the City of Moonee Valley's individual incomes were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (6.6% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1-$199 (6.3% compared to 7.4%)