TaxStats for New South Wales FY2013

In FY 2013 the ATO recorded 4,008,250 individuals in New South Wales. Of these people, 3,981,190 made a taxable income or loss. 3,215,915 of the population paid a gross amount of tax. After tax offsets, 2,950,735 people actually paid a net amount of tax. There were 1,030,455 non-taxable people who paid net tax of $0.

NSW TaxStats FY2013%Ppl#PplNSW
Total Individuals100%4,008,250
Salary or Wage 79%3,167,750$56,530$179,074,163,245
Gross Interest58%2,307,660$2,474$5,708,678,038
Unfranked Dividends9%346,070$932$322,567,248
Franked Dividends27%1,084,485$7,291$7,907,310,149
Dividend Franking Credit27%1,080,805$3,133$3,386,496,369
Capital Gains4%159,050$19,075$3,033,912,665
Termination Payouts2%64,895$18,357$1,191,269,804
Tips/Directors Fees etc19%767,125$3,946$3,027,289,928
Business Income9%367,950$23,926$8,803,696,903
Foreign Income5%203,645$2,629$535,365,865
Government payments7%262,510$5,416$1,421,851,069
Government pensions5%211,850$9,473$2,006,885,203
Total Income or Loss100%3,992,655$59,241$236,528,455,715
Charitable Gifts36%1,449,725$611$885,324,009
Cost of Tax Affairs50%2,010,455$396$795,309,327
Work Car expenses23%929,835$2,740$2,547,706,961
Work Travel expenses10%396,485$1,685$668,265,223
Self Education expenses5%204,915$2,012$412,317,578
Total Deductions81%3,232,415$3,197$10,334,695,628
Taxable Income99%3,981,190$56,658$225,565,547,034
Medicare Levy 69%2,783,655$1,093$3,042,669,638
Medicare Surcharge 1%50,770$1,208$61,315,724
Gross Tax 80%3,215,915$15,440$49,654,758,604
Net Tax 74%2,950,735$17,210$50,781,832,410
Average Tax 100%4,008,250 $12,669$50,781,832,410
Gross Tax Rate 80%3,215,915 27%$49,654,758,604
Net Tax Rate 74%2,950,735 30%$50,781,832,410
Average Tax Rate 100%4,008,250 22%$50,781,832,410
%PPL is rounded Percentage of total individuals used in the average (AVG).
#PPL is the number of individuals used to calculate the average (AVG).
*Tax Rates calculated from Taxable Income.
*Treat each stat/line item separately. Columns while related do not total due to different numbers of people used in each calculation.
*This table was created by aggregating 2013 ATO individual data by postcodes in NSW.

The average taxable income was $56,658. It is estimated that the average taxable income for people who paid a net amount of tax was $72253.

The average net tax paid was $17,210. This equates to an average tax of 30 cents in the dollar on taxable income.

The Medicare levy was paid by 2,783,655 people for an average of $1,093. 50,770 people paid $1,208 on average more for the Medicare surcharge.

3,167,750 people earned a salary or wage and took home an average of $56,530 each.

Government allowance and payments were collected by 262,510 people for on average $5,416. 211,850 people received the pension or other allowance.

Charitable gifts and donations of an average of $611 were made by 1,449,725 people.

The costs of tax affairs for 2,010,455 people were claimed for $396 each.