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Armidale Regional Council

Household expenditure

In 2014/15, household expenditure on housing & utilities was $30,651 in the Armidale Regional Council, higher compared to New South Wales.

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
Armidale Regional Council2014/152009/10Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2009/10 to 2014/15
Food$9,4959.6%$9,8199.7%$8,7599.5%$9,46410.0%+$736
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,4173.5%$3,7303.7%$4,1434.5%$4,4904.7%-$726
Clothing & Footwear$3,7463.8%$3,8863.8%$3,1033.4%$3,4063.6%+$643
Housing & utilities $30,65131.1%$26,95926.6%$29,71932.3%$26,03727.5%+$932
Furnishings & equipment $3,4433.5%$4,6704.6%$3,9894.3%$3,9064.1%-$546
Health$5,8025.9%$6,1306.1%$3,4893.8%$4,9755.3%+$2,312
Transport$6,8867.0%$8,7258.6%$6,2926.8%$7,7188.2%+$594
Communications$2,3332.4%$2,5512.5%$1,8612.0%$2,0032.1%+$472
Recreation & Culture$10,78411.0%$9,3769.3%$8,8039.6%$8,6939.2%+$1,981
Education $5,0325.1%$4,7214.7%$4,5454.9%$4,4494.7%+$487
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $7,0057.1%$8,2948.2%$5,2175.7%$7,8538.3%+$1,788
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $9,86310.0%$12,29912.2%$12,17713.2%$11,63712.3%-$2,314
Total Expenditure$98,456100.0%$101,161100.0%$92,098100.0%$94,631100.0%+$6,359
Net Savings$13,10811.7%$35,18825.8%$16,33715.1%$28,30823.0%-$3,230
Total Disposable Income$111,564%$136,349%$108,435%$122,940%+$3,129

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, New South Wales: 9.7% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, New South Wales: 3.7% Clothing & Footwear, New South Wales: 3.8% Housing & utilities , New South Wales: 26.6% Furnishings & equipment , New South Wales: 4.6% Health, New South Wales: 6.1% Transport, New South Wales: 8.6% Communications, New South Wales: 2.5% Recreation & Culture, New South Wales: 9.3% Education , New South Wales: 4.7% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , New South Wales: 8.2% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , New South Wales: 12.2% Food, Armidale Regional Council: 9.6% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Armidale Regional Council: 3.5% Clothing & Footwear, Armidale Regional Council: 3.8% Housing & utilities , Armidale Regional Council: 31.1% Furnishings & equipment , Armidale Regional Council: 3.5% Health, Armidale Regional Council: 5.9% Transport, Armidale Regional Council: 7.0% Communications, Armidale Regional Council: 2.4% Recreation & Culture, Armidale Regional Council: 11.0% Education , Armidale Regional Council: 5.1% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Armidale Regional Council: 7.1% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Armidale Regional Council: 10.0%
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, Armidale Regional Council: +$736 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Armidale Regional Council: -$726 Clothing & Footwear, Armidale Regional Council: +$643 Housing & utilities , Armidale Regional Council: +$932 Furnishings & equipment , Armidale Regional Council: -$546 Health, Armidale Regional Council: +$2,312 Transport, Armidale Regional Council: +$594 Communications, Armidale Regional Council: +$472 Recreation & Culture, Armidale Regional Council: +$1,981 Education , Armidale Regional Council: +$487 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Armidale Regional Council: +$1,788 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Armidale Regional Council: -$2,314
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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