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Shire of Moora

Individual income

In the Shire of Moora, 10% 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 the Shire of Moora. 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
Shire of Moora - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Regional WA %
Negative Income/ Nil income1527.97.1
$1-$199 1176.16.4
$200-$299 20810.89.5
$300-$399 19210.08.8
$400-$599 24112.510.6
$600-$799 21611.29.0
$800-$999 1789.27.0
$1000-$1249 1638.57.2
$1250-$1499 1286.65.6
$1500-$1999 1166.07.7
$2000 or more 814.29.6
Not stated1367.111.5

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, Regional WA: 11.5% $2000 or more , Regional WA: 9.6% $1500-$1999 , Regional WA: 7.7% $1250-$1499 , Regional WA: 5.6% $1000-$1249 , Regional WA: 7.2% $800-$999 , Regional WA: 7.0% $600-$799 , Regional WA: 9.0% $400-$599 , Regional WA: 10.6% $300-$399 , Regional WA: 8.8% $200-$299 , Regional WA: 9.5% $1-$199 , Regional WA: 6.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Regional WA: 7.1% Not stated, Shire of Moora: 7.1% $2000 or more , Shire of Moora: 4.2% $1500-$1999 , Shire of Moora: 6.0% $1250-$1499 , Shire of Moora: 6.6% $1000-$1249 , Shire of Moora: 8.5% $800-$999 , Shire of Moora: 9.2% $600-$799 , Shire of Moora: 11.2% $400-$599 , Shire of Moora: 12.5% $300-$399 , Shire of Moora: 10.0% $200-$299 , Shire of Moora: 10.8% $1-$199 , Shire of Moora: 6.1% Negative Income/ Nil income, Shire of Moora: 7.9%
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 the Shire of Moora in 2011 compared to Regional WA 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, 10.2% of the population earned a high income, and 34.7% earned a low income, compared with 17.4% and 31.7% respectively for Regional WA.

The major differences between the Shire of Moora's individual incomes and Regional WA's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $800-$999 (9.2% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $600-$799 (11.2% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400-$599 (12.5% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (4.2% compared to 9.6%)

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