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Ballina Shire

Household expenditure

In 2014/15, household expenditure on housing & utilities was $25,189 in Ballina Shire, lower 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
Ballina Shire2014/152009/10Change
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$9,70811.1%$9,8199.7%$9,60310.5%$9,46410.0%+$105
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,1003.5%$3,7303.7%$3,7404.1%$4,4904.7%-$640
Clothing & Footwear$3,4583.9%$3,8863.8%$3,6744.0%$3,4063.6%-$216
Housing & utilities $25,18928.7%$26,95926.6%$26,43428.9%$26,03727.5%-$1,245
Furnishings & equipment $4,2194.8%$4,6704.6%$3,7114.1%$3,9064.1%+$508
Health$4,6425.3%$6,1306.1%$4,7575.2%$4,9755.3%-$115
Transport$8,0749.2%$8,7258.6%$5,6986.2%$7,7188.2%+$2,376
Communications$2,0212.3%$2,5512.5%$1,7181.9%$2,0032.1%+$303
Recreation & Culture$8,6699.9%$9,3769.3%$8,7209.5%$8,6939.2%-$52
Education $3,4503.9%$4,7214.7%$4,0114.4%$4,4494.7%-$561
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $5,7026.5%$8,2948.2%$6,6677.3%$7,8538.3%-$965
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $9,45710.8%$12,29912.2%$12,81714.0%$11,63712.3%-$3,360
Total Expenditure$87,690100.0%$101,161100.0%$91,552100.0%$94,631100.0%-$3,862
Net Savings$23,95021.5%$35,18825.8%$8,9238.9%$28,30823.0%+$15,027
Total Disposable Income$111,640%$136,349%$100,475%$122,940%+$11,165

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, Ballina Shire: 11.1% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Ballina Shire: 3.5% Clothing & Footwear, Ballina Shire: 3.9% Housing & utilities , Ballina Shire: 28.7% Furnishings & equipment , Ballina Shire: 4.8% Health, Ballina Shire: 5.3% Transport, Ballina Shire: 9.2% Communications, Ballina Shire: 2.3% Recreation & Culture, Ballina Shire: 9.9% Education , Ballina Shire: 3.9% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Ballina Shire: 6.5% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Ballina Shire: 10.8%
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, Ballina Shire: +$105 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Ballina Shire: -$640 Clothing & Footwear, Ballina Shire: -$216 Housing & utilities , Ballina Shire: -$1,245 Furnishings & equipment , Ballina Shire: +$508 Health, Ballina Shire: -$115 Transport, Ballina Shire: +$2,376 Communications, Ballina Shire: +$303 Recreation & Culture, Ballina Shire: -$52 Education , Ballina Shire: -$561 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Ballina Shire: -$965 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Ballina Shire: -$3,360
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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