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Dromana - Safety Beach

Individual income

In Dromana - Safety Beach, 8% 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 Dromana - Safety Beach. 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
Dromana - Safety Beach - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %
Negative Income/ Nil income4406.06.8
$1-$199 5377.37.4
$200-$299 1,01113.810.6
$300-$399 92912.711.5
$400-$599 1,11615.214.0
$600-$799 77410.510.9
$800-$999 5117.07.8
$1000-$1249 5016.87.4
$1250-$1499 2914.05.0
$1500-$1999 3344.55.6
$2000 or more 2343.24.9
Not stated6609.08.2

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.2% $2000 or more , Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.9% $1500-$1999 , Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.6% $1250-$1499 , Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.0% $1000-$1249 , Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.4% $800-$999 , Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.8% $600-$799 , Mornington Peninsula Shire: 10.9% $400-$599 , Mornington Peninsula Shire: 14.0% $300-$399 , Mornington Peninsula Shire: 11.5% $200-$299 , Mornington Peninsula Shire: 10.6% $1-$199 , Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.8% Not stated, Dromana - Safety Beach: 9.0% $2000 or more , Dromana - Safety Beach: 3.2% $1500-$1999 , Dromana - Safety Beach: 4.5% $1250-$1499 , Dromana - Safety Beach: 4.0% $1000-$1249 , Dromana - Safety Beach: 6.8% $800-$999 , Dromana - Safety Beach: 7.0% $600-$799 , Dromana - Safety Beach: 10.5% $400-$599 , Dromana - Safety Beach: 15.2% $300-$399 , Dromana - Safety Beach: 12.7% $200-$299 , Dromana - Safety Beach: 13.8% $1-$199 , Dromana - Safety Beach: 7.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Dromana - Safety Beach: 6.0%
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 Dromana - Safety Beach in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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, 7.7% of the population earned a high income, and 39.8% earned a low income, compared with 10.5% and 36.2% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major differences between Dromana - Safety Beach's individual incomes and Mornington Peninsula Shire's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (13.8% compared to 10.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400-$599 (15.2% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (12.7% compared to 11.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (3.2% compared to 4.9%)