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Individual income

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

In Redland City, 10.7% 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 Redland City. 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
Redland City - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%Greater Brisbane %
Negative Income/ Nil income9,7278.19.3
$1 - $1495,2274.44.2
$150 - $299 7,9216.66.7
$300 - $399 10,6428.97.8
$400 - $499 10,3768.77.8
$500 - $649 9,5328.07.5
$650 - $7999,7528.27.8
$800 - $999 10,7049.08.7
$1,000 - $1,249 10,9119.19.0
$1,250 - $1,4997,4076.26.2
$1,500 - $1,7496,5015.45.4
$1,750 - $1,9993,9923.33.5
$2,000 - $2,9995,7304.85.1
$3,000 or more3,1002.63.1
Not stated7,8766.68.1

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, Greater Brisbane: 8.1% $3,000 or more, Greater Brisbane: 3.1% $2,000 - $2,999, Greater Brisbane: 5.1% $1,750 - $1,999, Greater Brisbane: 3.5% $1,500 - $1,749, Greater Brisbane: 5.4% $1,250 - $1,499, Greater Brisbane: 6.2% $1,000 - $1,249 , Greater Brisbane: 9.0% $800 - $999 , Greater Brisbane: 8.7% $650 - $799, Greater Brisbane: 7.8% $500 - $649 , Greater Brisbane: 7.5% $400 - $499 , Greater Brisbane: 7.8% $300 - $399 , Greater Brisbane: 7.8% $150 - $299 , Greater Brisbane: 6.7% $1 - $149, Greater Brisbane: 4.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, Greater Brisbane: 9.3% Not stated, Redland City: 6.6% $3,000 or more, Redland City: 2.6% $2,000 - $2,999, Redland City: 4.8% $1,750 - $1,999, Redland City: 3.3% $1,500 - $1,749, Redland City: 5.4% $1,250 - $1,499, Redland City: 6.2% $1,000 - $1,249 , Redland City: 9.1% $800 - $999 , Redland City: 9.0% $650 - $799, Redland City: 8.2% $500 - $649 , Redland City: 8.0% $400 - $499 , Redland City: 8.7% $300 - $399 , Redland City: 8.9% $150 - $299 , Redland City: 6.6% $1 - $149, Redland City: 4.4% Negative Income/ Nil income, Redland City: 8.1%
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 Redland City in 2016 compared to Greater Brisbane 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, 10.7% of the population earned a high income, and 36.8% earned a low income, compared with 11.7% and 35.7% respectively for Greater Brisbane.

The major differences between Redland City's individual incomes and Greater Brisbane's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300 - $399 (8.9% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $400 - $499 (8.7% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (8.1% compared to 9.3%)

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