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Smithfield Plains

Individual income

In Smithfield Plains, 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 Smithfield Plains. 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
Smithfield Plains - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Playford %
Negative Income/ Nil income885.26.6
$1-$199 18510.88.6
$200-$299 29517.214.8
$300-$399 22212.912.6
$400-$599 27215.813.3
$600-$799 21012.212.7
$800-$999 1116.59.1
$1000-$1249 694.07.2
$1250-$1499 402.33.5
$1500-$1999 150.92.8
$2000 or more 160.91.2
Not stated19411.37.5

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, Smithfield Plains: 11.3% $2000 or more , Smithfield Plains: 0.9% $1500-$1999 , Smithfield Plains: 0.9% $1250-$1499 , Smithfield Plains: 2.3% $1000-$1249 , Smithfield Plains: 4.0% $800-$999 , Smithfield Plains: 6.5% $600-$799 , Smithfield Plains: 12.2% $400-$599 , Smithfield Plains: 15.8% $300-$399 , Smithfield Plains: 12.9% $200-$299 , Smithfield Plains: 17.2% $1-$199 , Smithfield Plains: 10.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Smithfield Plains: 5.2%
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 Smithfield Plains 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, 1.8% of the population earned a high income, and 46.0% earned a low income, compared with 4.1% and 42.6% respectively for the City of Playford.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400-$599 (15.8% compared to 13.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (17.2% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1000-$1249 (4.0% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $800-$999 (6.5% compared to 9.1%)