Perth's growing income inequality

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While Perth weathered the challenges of the GFC better than any other Australian capital city, it did come at a cost, according to the latest FACTBase report released by the Committee for Perth. While people living in more affluent suburbs experienced a healthy increase in their annual income, residents in four times as many other areas didn’t earn enough money to match the average annual income for the Perth and Peel region of $86,352.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Committee For Perth acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.