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Unley Park Ward

Individual income

In Unley Park Ward, 27% 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 Unley Park Ward. 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
Unley Park Ward - (Usual residence)2011
Weekly gross incomeNumber%City of Unley %
Negative Income/ Nil income4408.97.4
$1-$199 3557.26.9
$200-$299 3146.37.8
$300-$399 3206.58.0
$400-$599 4428.910.2
$600-$799 3937.99.1
$800-$999 3587.27.6
$1000-$1249 3757.68.0
$1250-$1499 3116.36.6
$1500-$1999 4208.58.9
$2000 or more 89318.011.4
Not stated3316.78.0

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, Unley Park Ward: 6.7% $2000 or more , Unley Park Ward: 18.0% $1500-$1999 , Unley Park Ward: 8.5% $1250-$1499 , Unley Park Ward: 6.3% $1000-$1249 , Unley Park Ward: 7.6% $800-$999 , Unley Park Ward: 7.2% $600-$799 , Unley Park Ward: 7.9% $400-$599 , Unley Park Ward: 8.9% $300-$399 , Unley Park Ward: 6.5% $200-$299 , Unley Park Ward: 6.3% $1-$199 , Unley Park Ward: 7.2% Negative Income/ Nil income, Unley Park Ward: 8.9%
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 Unley Park Ward 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 lower proportion of low income people (those earning less than $400 per week).

Overall, 26.5% of the population earned a high income, and 28.8% earned a low income, compared with 20.3% and 30.1% respectively for the City of Unley.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $2000 or more (18.0% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned Negative Income/ Nil income (8.9% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $300-$399 (6.5% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $200-$299 (6.3% compared to 7.8%)