Family weekly income has been defined as the sum of the individual incomes reported by all family members aged 15 years and over.
One quarter (25%) of the families of business operators indicated their weekly family income was between $1000 and $1399, followed by 20% earning $1400-$1999 and 17% earning $500-$999 per week.
The proportion of families reporting $4000 per week or more in income was small, at 5%.
In general, families comprising non-business operators only were distributed in a similar way to those families where a business operator was present, although there was a greater proportion of households of business operators earning $1399 per week or less (46% compared with 41% for non-business operators). There was also a greater proportions earning $3500 per week or more (10% compared with 6%).