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Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park

Individual income

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

In Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park, 3.3% 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 Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park. 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
Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Playford %
Negative Income/ Nil income14110.08.6
$1 - $149483.44.4
$150 - $299 1228.710.8
$300 - $399 17312.211.4
$400 - $499 17212.210.5
$500 - $649 1399.88.8
$650 - $7991268.98.9
$800 - $999 1238.79.2
$1,000 - $1,249 1238.78.0
$1,250 - $1,499694.94.2
$1,500 - $1,749453.22.7
$1,750 - $1,999211.51.6
$2,000 - $2,999211.51.4
$3,000 or more40.30.6
Not stated845.98.8

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, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 5.9% $3,000 or more, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 0.3% $2,000 - $2,999, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 1.5% $1,750 - $1,999, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 1.5% $1,500 - $1,749, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 3.2% $1,250 - $1,499, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 4.9% $1,000 - $1,249 , Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 8.7% $800 - $999 , Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 8.7% $650 - $799, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 8.9% $500 - $649 , Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 9.8% $400 - $499 , Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 12.2% $300 - $399 , Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 12.2% $150 - $299 , Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 8.7% $1 - $149, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 3.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 10.0%
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 Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a similar 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, 3.3% of the population earned a high income, and 46.5% earned a low income, compared with 3.6% and 45.7% respectively for the City of Playford.

The major differences between Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park's individual incomes and the City of Playford's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400 - $499 (12.2% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (10.0% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $500 - $649 (9.8% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $150 - $299 (8.7% compared to 10.8%)

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