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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Individual income quartiles

In Playford North Urban Renewal area, the 'medium lowest' income quartile was the largest group in 2011, comprising 31% of people aged 15 and over.

Playford North Urban Renewal area'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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Quartile groupNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Lowest group2,52629.427.92,07033.928.1+456
Medium lowest2,67531.227.82,14235.128.3+533
Medium highest2,35127.427.41,41423.226.4+937
Highest group1,02812.016.94727.717.3+556

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 South Australia - Total persons aged 15+ Weekly income by Census year
Individual quartile ranges
2011
2006
2001
Lowest group $0 to $270 $0 to $211 $0 to $181
Medium lowest $271 to $533 $212 to $433 $182 to $345
Medium highest $534 to $980 $434 to $792 $346 to $622
Highest group $981 and over $793 and over $623 and over

Individual income quartiles, 2011
Individual income quartiles, 2011 Highest group, City of Playford: 16.9% Medium highest, City of Playford: 27.4% Medium lowest, City of Playford: 27.8% Lowest group, City of Playford: 27.9% Highest group, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 12.0% Medium highest, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 27.4% Medium lowest, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 31.2% Lowest group, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 29.4%
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.
Change in individual income quartiles, 2006 to 2011
Change in individual income quartiles, 2006 to 2011 Highest group, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +556 Medium highest, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +937 Medium lowest, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +533 Lowest group, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +456
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area compared to the City of Playford shows that there was lesser proportion of persons in the highest income quartile and a greater proportion in the lowest income quartile.

Emerging groups

The most significant change in Playford North Urban Renewal area in persons between 2006 and 2011 was in the medium highest quartile which showed an increase of 937 persons.

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