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Household expenditure

In 2014/15, household expenditure on housing & utilities was $38,636 in the City of Adelaide, higher compared to Greater Adelaide.

Household Expenditure is modelled based on a set of expenditure items collected every 5 years in the ABS Household Expenditure Survey. Household Expenditure is a useful measure of the economic resources available to households in the area and where their income is spent. Areas with good public transport infrastructure and access to jobs may spend less on transport and more on discretionary spending such as entertainment. More disadvantaged areas may spend a higher proportion of their income on food and transport. An examination of the distribution of household spending per household may provide insights into the socio-economic status of the area.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Household expenditure
City of Adelaide2014/152009/10Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureGreater Adelaide $Greater Adelaide %$ per household% of expenditureGreater Adelaide $Greater Adelaide %2009/10 to 2014/15
Food$8,1938.5%$9,81412.1%$8,1048.5%$9,28211.6%+$88
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,2653.4%$3,5704.4%$4,2054.4%$4,1375.2%-$939
Clothing & Footwear$1,5481.6%$2,3932.9%$2,0942.2%$2,8433.5%-$546
Housing & utilities $38,63640.0%$21,12426.0%$36,32538.1%$20,98726.2%+$2,311
Furnishings & equipment $2,3122.4%$3,7654.6%$3,2083.4%$3,9805.0%-$896
Health$6,3866.6%$5,4336.7%$5,2385.5%$4,8296.0%+$1,149
Transport$5,7295.9%$5,8037.1%$4,5634.8%$5,2886.6%+$1,166
Communications$3,0353.1%$2,4423.0%$2,1852.3%$1,8232.3%+$851
Recreation & Culture$6,2896.5%$6,2657.7%$7,6698.0%$6,8468.5%-$1,380
Education $4,9345.1%$4,4105.4%$3,9374.1%$4,0355.0%+$997
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $8,5798.9%$6,1767.6%$9,2259.7%$6,3267.9%-$646
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $7,7568.0%$10,05312.4%$8,5278.9%$9,72912.1%-$771
Total Expenditure$96,663100.0%$81,247100.0%$95,279100.0%$80,104100.0%+$1,384
Net Savings$-7,256-8.1%$26,92124.9%$32,31425.3%$24,67423.5%-$39,570
Total Disposable Income$89,407%$108,168%$127,593%$104,779%-$38,186

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Household expenditure 2014/15
Household expenditure 2014/15 Food, Greater Adelaide: 12.1% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Greater Adelaide: 4.4% Clothing & Footwear, Greater Adelaide: 2.9% Housing & utilities , Greater Adelaide: 26.0% Furnishings & equipment , Greater Adelaide: 4.6% Health, Greater Adelaide: 6.7% Transport, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% Communications, Greater Adelaide: 3.0% Recreation & Culture, Greater Adelaide: 7.7% Education , Greater Adelaide: 5.4% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Greater Adelaide: 7.6% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Greater Adelaide: 12.4% Food, City of Adelaide: 8.5% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Adelaide: 3.4% Clothing & Footwear, City of Adelaide: 1.6% Housing & utilities , City of Adelaide: 40.0% Furnishings & equipment , City of Adelaide: 2.4% Health, City of Adelaide: 6.6% Transport, City of Adelaide: 5.9% Communications, City of Adelaide: 3.1% Recreation & Culture, City of Adelaide: 6.5% Education , City of Adelaide: 5.1% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Adelaide: 8.9% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Adelaide: 8.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts update
Change in household expenditure, 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in household expenditure, 2009/10 to 2014/15 Food, City of Adelaide: +$88 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Adelaide: -$939 Clothing & Footwear, City of Adelaide: -$546 Housing & utilities , City of Adelaide: +$2,311 Furnishings & equipment , City of Adelaide: -$896 Health, City of Adelaide: +$1,149 Transport, City of Adelaide: +$1,166 Communications, City of Adelaide: +$851 Recreation & Culture, City of Adelaide: -$1,380 Education , City of Adelaide: +$997 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Adelaide: -$646 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Adelaide: -$771
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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