Individual income

Domain: 
Dynamic, resilient local economies
Sub-Domain: 
Income and wealth
Measure: 
Percentage of survey respondents expressed as income categories
Rationale: 
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Economic wellbeing is a crucial element contributing to quality of life because most basic needs such as food, water, shelter, health care and many forms of recreation have to be purchased (CIV, 2006).

Data Source: 
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
References: 
Community Indicators Victoria (CIV) (2007) Metadata, Retrieved from http://www.communityindicators.net.au/indicator_metadata
Survey Questions: 
50. Please indicate the approximate total of all wages/salaries,government benefits, pensions, allowances and other income you personally receive per week before tax?(annual amount in brackets) (select one only); $0-$399 ($52-$20,748);$400-$799 ($20,800-$41,548);$800-$1499 ($41,600-$77,948); $1,500-$2,000 ($78,000-$104,000); $2,000 or more ($104,000 or more); Don’t know


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