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North Parramatta
Individual income quartiles

In North Parramatta, the 'highest' income quartile was the largest group in 2011, comprising 27% of people aged 15 and over.

North Parramatta's 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 area's economic opportunities and socio-economic status. Individual income levels are not comparable over time because of the influences of economic change such as wage level fluctuations and inflation. The income quartile method is the most objective method of comparing change in the income profile of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Individual Income quartiles are calculated and interpreted is available in specific data notes.

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

Individual income quartiles
North Parramatta - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Quartile groupNumber%City of Parramatta %Number%City of Parramatta %2006 to 2011
Lowest group2,39225.226.31,79823.925.8+594
Medium lowest2,16122.720.61,65922.120.9+501
Medium highest2,41125.424.91,98526.424.5+426
Highest group2,53526.728.22,08027.728.8+455

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Individual income - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from income data for New South Wales - Total persons aged 15+ Weekly income by Census year
Individual quartile ranges
2011
2006
2001
1996
1991
Lowest group $0 to $266 $0 to $207 $0 to $183 $0 to $148 $0 to $129
Medium lowest $267 to $561 $208 to $460 $184 to $386 $149 to $297 $130 to $277
Medium highest $562 to $1,092 $461 to $894 $387 to $719 $298 to $563 $278 to $498
Highest group $1,093 and over $895 and over $720 and over $564 and over $499 and over

Individual income quartiles, 2011
Individual income quartiles, 2011 Highest group, City of Parramatta: 28.2% Medium highest, City of Parramatta: 24.9% Medium lowest, City of Parramatta: 20.6% Lowest group, City of Parramatta: 26.3% Highest group, North Parramatta: 26.7% Medium highest, North Parramatta: 25.4% Medium lowest, North Parramatta: 22.7% Lowest group, North Parramatta: 25.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in individual income quartiles, 2006 to 2011
Change in individual income quartiles, 2006 to 2011 Highest group, North Parramatta: +455 Medium highest, North Parramatta: +426 Medium lowest, North Parramatta: +501 Lowest group, North Parramatta: +594
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Income quartiles allow us to compare relative income-earning capabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of the population by income quartile in North Parramatta compared to City of Parramatta shows that there was lesser proportion of persons in the highest income quartile as well as a lesser proportion in the lowest income quartile.

Emerging groups

The most significant change in North Parramatta in persons between 2006 and 2011 was in the lowest quartile which showed an increase of 594 persons.

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