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5673.0.55.003 - Wage and Salary Earner Statistics for Small Areas, Time Series, 2003-04 to 2006-07  
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TASMANIA


TOP AVERAGE WAGE AND SALARY INCOME REGIONS, 2006-07

The SLA of West Coast (M) had the highest average Wage and salary income in Tasmania 2006-07 ($41,213). This SLA is outside the Greater Hobart SD, and incorporates the inland population centres of Queenstown, Zeehan and Tullah. The region is known for its tourism, mining and fishing industries. In the Greater Hobart SD, Hobart (C) - Inner had the highest average Wage and salary income in 2006-07 ($41,300).

Top Average Wages and Salaries, Tasmania

Average Annual Income
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
Average
Annual
Growth
Rate
Top 5 SLAs(a)
$
$
$
$
%

Greater Hobart SD
Hobart (C) - Inner
36 546
37 711
39 474
41 300
4.2
Hobart (C) - Remainder
36 520
37 633
39 398
40 834
3.8
Kingborough (M) - Pt A
33 810
34 987
36 049
37 709
3.7
Clarence (C)
33 014
34 274
35 896
37 242
4.1
Sorell (M) - Pt A
30 131
30 806
32 089
34 172
4.3
Greater Hobart SD
33 021
34 118
35 660
37 065
3.9
Balance of Tasmania
West Coast (M)
34 377
37 512
39 599
41 213
6.2
George Town (M) - Pt B
32 871
34 080
35 099
36 456
3.5
Launceston (C) - Inner
32 515
33 752
35 258
36 418
3.9
Meander Valley (M) - Pt A
32 137
33 674
34 795
36 156
4.0
West Tamar (M) - Pt A
32 031
33 447
34 837
35 996
4.0
Balance of Tas(b)
30 091
31 199
32 527
33 898
4.1

(a) Top 5 SLAs exclude regions with less than 100 Wage and salary earners
(b) Excludes SLA 'Tas Unknown'


For more information about these regions, refer to the ABS National Regional Profile (NRP). The NRP presents, for all Australia, a range of data for various types of small regions. Data are available for Local Government Areas, Statistical Local Areas and other larger geographies. The NRP is intended for users interested in the characteristics of regions and in comparing regions across Australia. Data are presented as a five year time series, where available.


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