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Forestville

Individual income

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In Forestville, 17.4% 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 Forestville. 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
Forestville - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)2016
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Unley %
Negative Income/ Nil income978.38.8
$1 - $149312.74.5
$150 - $299 675.85.9
$300 - $399 968.36.7
$400 - $499 817.07.6
$500 - $649 756.46.8
$650 - $799847.26.6
$800 - $999 796.87.1
$1,000 - $1,249 988.48.0
$1,250 - $1,499917.86.3
$1,500 - $1,749726.26.0
$1,750 - $1,999756.44.4
$2,000 - $2,999917.87.6
$3,000 or more363.17.0
Not stated907.76.9

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 Unley: 6.9% $3,000 or more, City of Unley: 7.0% $2,000 - $2,999, City of Unley: 7.6% $1,750 - $1,999, City of Unley: 4.4% $1,500 - $1,749, City of Unley: 6.0% $1,250 - $1,499, City of Unley: 6.3% $1,000 - $1,249 , City of Unley: 8.0% $800 - $999 , City of Unley: 7.1% $650 - $799, City of Unley: 6.6% $500 - $649 , City of Unley: 6.8% $400 - $499 , City of Unley: 7.6% $300 - $399 , City of Unley: 6.7% $150 - $299 , City of Unley: 5.9% $1 - $149, City of Unley: 4.5% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Unley: 8.8% Not stated, Forestville: 7.7% $3,000 or more, Forestville: 3.1% $2,000 - $2,999, Forestville: 7.8% $1,750 - $1,999, Forestville: 6.4% $1,500 - $1,749, Forestville: 6.2% $1,250 - $1,499, Forestville: 7.8% $1,000 - $1,249 , Forestville: 8.4% $800 - $999 , Forestville: 6.8% $650 - $799, Forestville: 7.2% $500 - $649 , Forestville: 6.4% $400 - $499 , Forestville: 7.0% $300 - $399 , Forestville: 8.3% $150 - $299 , Forestville: 5.8% $1 - $149, Forestville: 2.7% Negative Income/ Nil income, Forestville: 8.3%
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 Forestville in 2016 compared to City of Unley shows that there was a lower proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,750 per week or more) as well as a lower proportion of low income people (those earning less than $500 per week).

Overall, 17.4% of the population earned a high income, and 32.0% earned a low income, compared with 18.9% and 33.4% respectively for City of Unley.

The major differences between Forestville's individual incomes and City of Unley's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1,750 - $1,999 (6.4% compared to 4.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300 - $399 (8.3% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $3,000 or more (3.1% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1 - $149 (2.7% compared to 4.5%)

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