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Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds

Individual income quartiles

In Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds, the 'medium lowest' income quartile was the largest group in 2016, comprising 35% of people aged 15 and over.

Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds's 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 area's economic opportunities and socio-economic status. Individual income levels are not comparable over time because of the influences of economic change such as wage level fluctuations and inflation. The income quartile method is the most objective method of comparing change in the income profile of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Individual Income quartiles are calculated and interpreted is available in specific data notes.

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

Individual income quartiles
Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Quartile groupNumber%Shoalhaven City %Number%Shoalhaven City %2011 to 2016
Lowest group85122.824.992525.826.3-74
Medium lowest1,32035.435.91,25535.034.8+65
Medium highest99226.624.387524.424.3+117
Highest group56615.215.052614.714.7+40

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Individual income - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from income data for New South Wales - Total persons aged 15+ Weekly income by Census year
Individual quartile ranges
2016
2011
2006
2001
Lowest group $0 to $324 $0 to $266 $0 to $207 $0 to $183
Medium lowest $325 to $663 $267 to $560 $208 to $460 $184 to $386
Medium highest $664 to $1,244 $561 to $1,093 $461 to $895 $387 to $719
Highest group $1,245 and over $1,094 and over $896 and over $720 and over

Individual income quartiles, 2016
Individual income quartiles, 2016 Highest group, Shoalhaven City: 15.0% Medium highest, Shoalhaven City: 24.3% Medium lowest, Shoalhaven City: 35.9% Lowest group, Shoalhaven City: 24.9% Highest group, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 15.2% Medium highest, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 26.6% Medium lowest, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 35.4% Lowest group, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 22.8%
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.
Change in individual income quartiles, 2011 to 2016
Change in individual income quartiles, 2011 to 2016 Highest group, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: +40 Medium highest, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: +117 Medium lowest, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: +65 Lowest group, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: -74
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Income quartiles allow us to compare relative income-earning capabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of the population by income quartile in Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds compared to Shoalhaven City shows that there was similar proportion of persons in the highest income quartile and a lesser proportion in the lowest income quartile.

Emerging groups

The most significant change in Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds in persons between 2011 and 2016 was in the medium highest quartile which showed an increase of 117 persons.

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