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In Parkside, 21% 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 Parkside. 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
Parkside - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Unley %
Negative Income/ Nil income2325.87.4
$1-$199 2726.86.9
$200-$299 3348.47.8
$300-$399 3709.38.0
$400-$599 3528.810.2
$600-$799 39810.09.1
$800-$999 3288.27.6
$1000-$1249 3278.28.0
$1250-$1499 3228.16.6
$1500-$1999 3879.78.9
$2000 or more 44511.111.4
Not stated2205.58.0

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, Parkside: 5.5% $2000 or more , Parkside: 11.1% $1500-$1999 , Parkside: 9.7% $1250-$1499 , Parkside: 8.1% $1000-$1249 , Parkside: 8.2% $800-$999 , Parkside: 8.2% $600-$799 , Parkside: 10.0% $400-$599 , Parkside: 8.8% $300-$399 , Parkside: 9.3% $200-$299 , Parkside: 8.4% $1-$199 , Parkside: 6.8% Negative Income/ Nil income, Parkside: 5.8%
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 Parkside 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) and a similar proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 20.9% of the population earned a high income, and 30.3% earned a low income, compared with 20.3% and 30.1% respectively for the City of Unley.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $1250-$1499 (8.1% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (9.3% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (5.8% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $400-$599 (8.8% compared to 10.2%)