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In Malvern, 25% 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 Malvern. 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
Malvern - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Unley %
Negative Income/ Nil income1788.47.4
$1-$199 1557.36.9
$200-$299 1557.37.8
$300-$399 1677.98.0
$400-$599 1949.210.2
$600-$799 1808.59.1
$800-$999 1497.07.6
$1000-$1249 1597.58.0
$1250-$1499 1165.56.6
$1500-$1999 1597.58.9
$2000 or more 37117.511.4
Not stated1326.28.0

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 Unley: 8.0% $2000 or more , City of Unley: 11.4% $1500-$1999 , City of Unley: 8.9% $1250-$1499 , City of Unley: 6.6% $1000-$1249 , City of Unley: 8.0% $800-$999 , City of Unley: 7.6% $600-$799 , City of Unley: 9.1% $400-$599 , City of Unley: 10.2% $300-$399 , City of Unley: 8.0% $200-$299 , City of Unley: 7.8% $1-$199 , City of Unley: 6.9% Negative Income/ Nil income, City of Unley: 7.4% Not stated, Malvern: 6.2% $2000 or more , Malvern: 17.5% $1500-$1999 , Malvern: 7.5% $1250-$1499 , Malvern: 5.5% $1000-$1249 , Malvern: 7.5% $800-$999 , Malvern: 7.0% $600-$799 , Malvern: 8.5% $400-$599 , Malvern: 9.2% $300-$399 , Malvern: 7.9% $200-$299 , Malvern: 7.3% $1-$199 , Malvern: 7.3% Negative Income/ Nil income, Malvern: 8.4%
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 Malvern in 2011 compared to the City of Unley shows that there was a higher proportion of people earning a high income (those earning $1,500 per week or more) as well as a higher proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 25.1% of the population earned a high income, and 31.0% earned a low income, compared with 20.3% and 30.1% respectively for the City of Unley.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (17.5% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1500-$1999 (7.5% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $1250-$1499 (5.5% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $400-$599 (9.2% compared to 10.2%)