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5673.0.55.003 - Wage and Salary Earner Statistics for Small Areas, Time Series, 2003-04 to 2008-09 Quality Declaration 
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AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

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Top Average Wage and Salary Income Regions, 2008-09
Average Wage and Salary Incomes in the Australian Capital Territory, 2008-09
Number of Wage and Salary Earners by Income Range, 2003-04 to 2008-09



TOP AVERAGE WAGE AND SALARY INCOME REGIONS, 2008-09


This article focuses on the five SLAs in the Australian Capital Territory with the highest average Wage and salary incomes in 2008-09.

TOP AVERAGE WAGES AND SALARIES, AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY, 2008-09

Average Annual Wage and Salary Income
Average Annual Growth Rate
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
Top 5 SLAs (a)
$
$
$
$
$
$
%

Canberra SDKingston
52,886
56,496
58,380
60,172
63,713
67,960
5.1
Narrabundah
52,903
56,487
58,367
60,165
63,724
67,942
5.1
Griffith
54,612
58,907
59,189
61,048
62,715
66,472
4.0
Forrest
54,816
59,208
59,302
61,208
62,607
66,275
3.9
Red Hill
54,802
59,187
59,309
61,154
62,559
66,253
3.9
Canberra SD
42,841
45,932
47,071
49,122
51,393
54,756
5.0
Balance of ACT (b)
40,061
43,031
44,503
46,868
48,848
51,918
5.3
ACT
42,834
45,922
47,061
49,116
51,387
54,747
5.0

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


Kingston ($67,960) and Narrabundah ($67,942) each recorded average annual growth rates in average Wages and salaries of 5.1% between 2003-04 and 2008-09. Griffth, Forrest and Red Hill round out the ACT's top five Wage and salary SLAs in 2008-09.



AVERAGE WAGE AND SALARY INCOMES IN THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY, 2008-09

The following map shows geographical variations in average Wage and salary incomes within the ACT in 2008-09.

AVERAGE INCOME FROM WAGES AND SALARIES - By Statistical Local Area, Australian Capital Territory, 2008-09


Map showing average Wage and salary incomes by SLA in the ACT in 2008-09




NUMBER OF WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY INCOME RANGE, 2003-04 TO 2008-09

The following animated graph shows the number of Wage and salary earners (male and female) by income range in each financial year, 2003-04 to 2008-09 (click on the play button to move through the years) . To find data for other states or territories, or for Australia, use the 'Switch Dataset' box to make your selection.

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Graph Image for Wage and salary earners - ACT




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