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Individual income

In the City of Onkaparinga, 7% 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 City of Onkaparinga. 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
City of Onkaparinga - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Greater Adelaide %
Negative Income/ Nil income8,2256.47.3
$1-$199 10,4998.27.9
$200-$299 15,28311.911.3
$300-$399 14,24311.110.9
$400-$599 17,40913.612.3
$600-$799 15,81012.311.1
$800-$999 12,84310.09.0
$1000-$1249 10,8298.48.2
$1250-$1499 6,6875.25.4
$1500-$1999 6,1944.85.8
$2000 or more 3,2632.54.4
Not stated7,1805.66.3

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, Greater Adelaide: 6.3% $2000 or more , Greater Adelaide: 4.4% $1500-$1999 , Greater Adelaide: 5.8% $1250-$1499 , Greater Adelaide: 5.4% $1000-$1249 , Greater Adelaide: 8.2% $800-$999 , Greater Adelaide: 9.0% $600-$799 , Greater Adelaide: 11.1% $400-$599 , Greater Adelaide: 12.3% $300-$399 , Greater Adelaide: 10.9% $200-$299 , Greater Adelaide: 11.3% $1-$199 , Greater Adelaide: 7.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, Greater Adelaide: 7.3% Not stated, City of Onkaparinga: 5.6% $2000 or more , City of Onkaparinga: 2.5% $1500-$1999 , City of Onkaparinga: 4.8% $1250-$1499 , City of Onkaparinga: 5.2% $1000-$1249 , City of Onkaparinga: 8.4% $800-$999 , City of Onkaparinga: 10.0% $600-$799 , City of Onkaparinga: 12.3% $400-$599 , City of Onkaparinga: 13.6% $300-$399 , City of Onkaparinga: 11.1% $200-$299 , City of Onkaparinga: 11.9% $1-$199 , City of Onkaparinga: 8.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Onkaparinga: 6.4%
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 the City of Onkaparinga in 2011 compared to Greater Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a similar proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 7.4% of the population earned a high income, and 37.6% earned a low income, compared with 10.2% and 37.3% respectively for Greater Adelaide.

The major differences between the City of Onkaparinga's individual incomes and Greater Adelaide's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400-$599 (13.6% compared to 12.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $600-$799 (12.3% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (2.5% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (4.8% compared to 5.8%)