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Elizabeth

Individual income

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Elizabeth, 2.4% of the population earned an income of $1,750 or more per week in 2016.

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 income the person usually receives?'

Gross amount for persons aged 15 years and over

Weekly individual income
Elizabeth - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Playford %
Negative Income/ Nil income678.08.6
$1 - $149374.44.4
$150 - $299 13015.510.8
$300 - $399 12414.711.4
$400 - $499 11113.210.5
$500 - $649 607.18.8
$650 - $799536.38.9
$800 - $999 576.89.2
$1,000 - $1,249 485.78.0
$1,250 - $1,499192.34.2
$1,500 - $1,749121.42.7
$1,750 - $1,99950.61.6
$2,000 - $2,99991.11.4
$3,000 or more60.70.6
Not stated10312.28.8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Weekly individual income, 2016
Weekly individual income, 2016 Not stated, City of Playford: 8.8% $3,000 or more, City of Playford: 0.6% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Playford: 1.4% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Playford: 1.6% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Playford: 2.7% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Playford: 4.2% $1,000 - $1,249 , City of Playford: 8.0% $800 - $999 , City of Playford: 9.2% $650 - $799, City of Playford: 8.9% $500 - $649 , City of Playford: 8.8% $400 - $499 , City of Playford: 10.5% $300 - $399 , City of Playford: 11.4% $150 - $299 , City of Playford: 10.8% $1 - $149, City of Playford: 4.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Playford: 8.6% Not stated, Elizabeth: 12.2% $3,000 or more, Elizabeth: 0.7% $2,000 - $2,999, Elizabeth: 1.1% $1,750 - $1,999, Elizabeth: 0.6% $1,500 - $1,749, Elizabeth: 1.4% $1,250 - $1,499, Elizabeth: 2.3% $1,000 - $1,249 , Elizabeth: 5.7% $800 - $999 , Elizabeth: 6.8% $650 - $799, Elizabeth: 6.3% $500 - $649 , Elizabeth: 7.1% $400 - $499 , Elizabeth: 13.2% $300 - $399 , Elizabeth: 14.7% $150 - $299 , Elizabeth: 15.5% $1 - $149, Elizabeth: 4.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Elizabeth: 8.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of individual income levels in Elizabeth in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income people (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 2.4% of the population earned a high income, and 55.8% earned a low income, compared with 3.6% and 45.7% 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 $150 - $299 (15.5% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300 - $399 (14.7% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400 - $499 (13.2% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $650 - $799 (6.3% compared to 8.9%)

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