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In McLaren Flat, 12% 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 McLaren Flat. 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
McLaren Flat - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %
Negative Income/ Nil income807.56.4
$1-$199 706.68.2
$200-$299 999.311.9
$300-$399 747.011.1
$400-$599 15014.013.6
$600-$799 12411.612.3
$800-$999 11410.710.0
$1000-$1249 1039.68.4
$1250-$1499 908.45.2
$1500-$1999 888.24.8
$2000 or more 434.02.5
Not stated333.15.6

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 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% Not stated, McLaren Flat: 3.1% $2000 or more , McLaren Flat: 4.0% $1500-$1999 , McLaren Flat: 8.2% $1250-$1499 , McLaren Flat: 8.4% $1000-$1249 , McLaren Flat: 9.6% $800-$999 , McLaren Flat: 10.7% $600-$799 , McLaren Flat: 11.6% $400-$599 , McLaren Flat: 14.0% $300-$399 , McLaren Flat: 7.0% $200-$299 , McLaren Flat: 9.3% $1-$199 , McLaren Flat: 6.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, McLaren Flat: 7.5%
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 McLaren Flat in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) and a lower proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 12.2% of the population earned a high income, and 30.4% earned a low income, compared with 7.4% and 37.6% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The major differences between McLaren Flat's individual incomes and the City of Onkaparinga's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (8.2% compared to 4.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1250-$1499 (8.4% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (7.0% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (9.3% compared to 11.9%)