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Household income

In Redland City, 18% of households earned an income of $2,500 or more per week in 2011.

Households form the common 'economic unit' in our society. Redland City's Household Income is one of the most important indicators of socio-economic status. With other data sources, such as Qualifications and Occupation, it helps to reveal the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Redland City. It is important to note that income data is not necessarily a measure of wealth. For example, if an area has a large number of retirees this will produce a higher proportion of households with low income but the retirees may have large capital wealth. For this reason, household income should be viewed in conjunction with Age and Household Composition.

The incomes presented on this page are for the latest Census year only. For comparison of incomes over time, go to Household 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?'


Weekly household income
Redland City - Total households (Enumerated)2011
Weekly incomeNumber%Greater Brisbane %
Negative Income/Nil Income4620.91.2
$5000 or more6181.21.6
Not stated5,23910.610.2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Weekly household income, 2011
Weekly household income, 2011 $5000 or more, Greater Brisbane: 1.6% $4000-$4999, Greater Brisbane: 2.0% $3500-$3999, Greater Brisbane: 2.4% $3000-$3499, Greater Brisbane: 5.2% $2500-$2999, Greater Brisbane: 8.6% $2000-$2499, Greater Brisbane: 9.5% $1500-$1999, Greater Brisbane: 12.2% $1250-$1499, Greater Brisbane: 7.5% $1000-$1249, Greater Brisbane: 8.0% $800-$999, Greater Brisbane: 7.3% $600-$799, Greater Brisbane: 7.7% $400-$599, Greater Brisbane: 8.1% $300-$399, Greater Brisbane: 5.2% $200-$299, Greater Brisbane: 2.1% $1-$199, Greater Brisbane: 1.2% Negative Income/Nil Income, Greater Brisbane: 1.2% $5000 or more, Redland City: 1.2% $4000-$4999, Redland City: 1.7% $3500-$3999, Redland City: 2.2% $3000-$3499, Redland City: 5.0% $2500-$2999, Redland City: 8.0% $2000-$2499, Redland City: 10.1% $1500-$1999, Redland City: 12.4% $1250-$1499, Redland City: 7.3% $1000-$1249, Redland City: 7.3% $800-$999, Redland City: 7.3% $600-$799, Redland City: 7.8% $400-$599, Redland City: 8.9% $300-$399, Redland City: 6.0% $200-$299, Redland City: 2.0% $1-$199, Redland City: 1.2% Negative Income/Nil Income, Redland City: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of household income levels in Redland City in 2011 compared to Greater Brisbane shows that there was a smaller proportion of high income households (those earning $2,500 per week or more) and a higher proportion of low income households (those earning less than $600 per week).

Overall, 18.2% of the households earned a high income and 19.1% were low income households, compared with 19.7% and 17.8% respectively for Greater Brisbane.

There were no major differences between Redland City and Greater Brisbane in 2011.