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Whangarei District Council

Individual income

In Whangarei District Council, 13.1% people earned an income of $70,000 or more per annum in 2018.

Individual Income statistics are an indicator of socio-economic status. With other data sources, such as Household Income, Educational Qualifications and Occupation, they help tell the story of the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of Whangarei District Council. 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.

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'From all sources of income identified, what will the total income be:

  • that you got yourself
  • before tax or anything was taken out of it
  • in the 12 months that will end on 31 March 2018'

Annual individual income
Whangarei District Council2018
Annual incomeNumber%New Zealand %
Negative or zero income4,7106.67.4
$1 to $5,0003,4024.75.6
$5,001 to $10,0003,3574.74.7
$10,001 to $15,0005,7248.06.9
$15,001 to $20,0009,29412.99.9
$20,001 to $25,0007,1079.98.1
$25,001 to $30,0004,5966.45.6
$30,001 to $40,0007,95911.110.6
$40,001 to $50,0006,6009.29.7
$50,001 to $70,0009,38713.114.4
$70,001 to $100,0006,0848.59.6
$100,001 to $150,0002,2863.24.7
$150,001 or more1,3291.92.9
Total population aged 15+71,835100.0100.0
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2018. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.
Stats NZ data quality rating: High
Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Dominant groups

Analysis of individual income levels in Whangarei District Council in 2018 compared to New Zealand shows that there was a lower proportion of persons earning a high income (those earning more than $70,000 per annum) as well as a lower proportion of low income persons (those earning less than $15,000 per annum).

Overall, 13.1% of the population earned a high income, and 23.9% earned a low income, compared with 14.4% and 24.6% respectively for New Zealand.

The major differences between Whangarei District Council's individual incomes and New Zealand's individual incomes were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $15,001 to $20,000 (12.9% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who earned $20,001 to $25,000 (9.9% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $100,001 to $150,000 (3.2% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who earned $50,001 to $70,000 (13.1% compared to 14.4%)

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