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In Rosebud West, 3% 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 Rosebud West. 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
Rosebud West - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %
Negative Income/ Nil income1744.46.8
$1-$199 2305.87.4
$200-$299 65616.410.6
$300-$399 74818.711.5
$400-$599 68817.214.0
$600-$799 41810.510.9
$800-$999 2275.77.8
$1000-$1249 1664.27.4
$1250-$1499 812.05.0
$1500-$1999 431.15.6
$2000 or more 721.84.9
Not stated49312.38.2

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, Rosebud West: 12.3% $2000 or more , Rosebud West: 1.8% $1500-$1999 , Rosebud West: 1.1% $1250-$1499 , Rosebud West: 2.0% $1000-$1249 , Rosebud West: 4.2% $800-$999 , Rosebud West: 5.7% $600-$799 , Rosebud West: 10.5% $400-$599 , Rosebud West: 17.2% $300-$399 , Rosebud West: 18.7% $200-$299 , Rosebud West: 16.4% $1-$199 , Rosebud West: 5.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Rosebud West: 4.4%
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 Rosebud West 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, 2.9% of the population earned a high income, and 45.2% earned a low income, compared with 10.5% and 36.2% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major differences between Rosebud West's individual incomes and Mornington Peninsula Shire's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (18.7% compared to 11.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (16.4% compared to 10.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400-$599 (17.2% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (1.1% compared to 5.6%)