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In Elizabeth, 2% 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 Elizabeth. 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
Elizabeth - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Playford %
Negative Income/ Nil income404.66.6
$1-$199 819.58.6
$200-$299 16719.614.8
$300-$399 13515.812.6
$400-$599 12314.413.3
$600-$799 10011.712.7
$800-$999 627.29.1
$1000-$1249 505.87.2
$1250-$1499 182.13.5
$1500-$1999 182.12.8
$2000 or more 30.41.2
Not stated576.77.5

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 Playford: 7.5% $2000 or more , City of Playford: 1.2% $1500-$1999 , City of Playford: 2.8% $1250-$1499 , City of Playford: 3.5% $1000-$1249 , City of Playford: 7.2% $800-$999 , City of Playford: 9.1% $600-$799 , City of Playford: 12.7% $400-$599 , City of Playford: 13.3% $300-$399 , City of Playford: 12.6% $200-$299 , City of Playford: 14.8% $1-$199 , City of Playford: 8.6% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Playford: 6.6% Not stated, Elizabeth: 6.7% $2000 or more , Elizabeth: 0.4% $1500-$1999 , Elizabeth: 2.1% $1250-$1499 , Elizabeth: 2.1% $1000-$1249 , Elizabeth: 5.8% $800-$999 , Elizabeth: 7.2% $600-$799 , Elizabeth: 11.7% $400-$599 , Elizabeth: 14.4% $300-$399 , Elizabeth: 15.8% $200-$299 , Elizabeth: 19.6% $1-$199 , Elizabeth: 9.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, Elizabeth: 4.6%
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 Elizabeth in 2011 compared to the City of Playford 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, 2.5% of the population earned a high income, and 49.6% earned a low income, compared with 4.1% and 42.6% respectively for the City of Playford.

The major differences between Elizabeth's individual incomes and the City of Playford's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (19.6% compared to 14.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (15.8% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (4.6% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $800-$999 (7.2% compared to 9.1%)