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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1995  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/06/1995   
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State summary tables


INCOME DISTRIBUTION

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Gross state product per head of mean population (market price)$'0001992-93
23.2
24.0
21.3
20.7
25.7
18.7
24.9
29.7
23.1
Household disposable income per mean head of population$'0001992-93
15.6
15.8
14.0
14.3
14.8
13.1
13.7
19.8
15.2
Share of net equivalent income going to top quintile (of net income less housing costs)%1990
37.8
37.9
37.5
36.5
37.9
36.8
35.2
37.5
37.7
Share of net equivalent income going to bottom quintile (of net income less housing costs)%1990
7.5
7.6
7.5
8.2
7.3
8.0
7.4
7.5
7.6
Gini coefficient (net equivalent income less housing costs)no.1990
0.30
0.30
0.30
0.28
0.30
0.29
0.28
0.30
0.30
Median gross weekly income of married couple with dependants income units$1990
809
748
672
702
765
673
921
926
755
Median gross weekly income of one parent income units$1990
276
284
281
294
262
264
367
355
279



SOURCES OF INCOME

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Main income source from government benefits (of all income units)%1990
26.6
24.7
28.0
30.6
27.0
33.7
16.3
16.4
26.7
Main income source from government benefits (of married couple with dependants income units)%1990
7.9
7.2
8.8
10.9
9.2
16.4
*7.0
*4.2
8.4
Main income source from government benefits (of one parent income units)%1990
61.7
58.8
62.8
60.1
67.1
68.8
*53.2
*41.8
61.3
Mean total weekly earnings of all employees$1993
543
532
497
489
511
507
567
609
526
Mean total weekly earnings of full-time adult employees $1993
659
638
605
617
644
618
686
725
641
Mean weekly ordinary time earnings of full-time non- managerial adult employees $1993
565
554
544
549
565
556
596
593
558
Female/male ratio of mean total full-time adult weekly earningsno.1993
0.80
0.79
0.81
0.86
0.76
0.84
0.79
0.78
0.80



INCOME SUPPORT

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld.
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Aged on age pension %1992-93
60.7
62.0
62.2
66.1
60.6
62.3
66.8
45.0
62.7
Age pensioners'0001992-93
523.2
387.9
251.6
150.6
121.4
42.0
4.2
10.8
1,515.7
Unemployment beneficiaries'0001992-93
302.5
242.2
159.0
79.8
78.5
30.3
12.6
8.9
913.8
Disability support pensioners '0001992-93
139.6
94.8
68.5
38.6
36.8
13.3
3.3
3.3
406.6
Sole parent pensioners'0001992-93
101.9
65.3
56.9
26.0
29.9
9.8
4.4
4.1
298.4



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