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Central Coast Council area

Household expenditure

In 2015/16, household expenditure on housing & utilities was $19,276 in the Central Coast Council area, 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
Central Coast Council area2015/162010/11Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2010/11 to 2015/16
Food$9,2369.5%$9,5718.9%$9,19810.6%$9,2829.2%+$38
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,7193.8%$3,6413.4%$3,8244.4%$3,8273.8%-$106
Clothing & Footwear$4,0894.2%$3,6443.4%$2,7483.2%$3,4413.4%+$1,341
Housing & utilities $19,27619.8%$25,87824.1%$17,72120.5%$23,44523.3%+$1,555
Furnishings & equipment $4,2244.3%$4,3894.1%$3,9924.6%$4,0894.1%+$232
Health$6,1566.3%$5,9605.6%$4,7385.5%$4,9875.0%+$1,418
Transport$9,3599.6%$11,48510.7%$8,64810.0%$11,54311.5%+$711
Communications$2,1162.2%$2,1732.0%$2,0592.4%$2,3432.3%+$56
Recreation & Culture$11,19511.5%$11,52910.7%$10,71012.4%$11,00310.9%+$485
Education $3,3503.4%$4,8964.6%$2,5242.9%$4,0044.0%+$826
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $7,8738.1%$8,1397.6%$6,5187.5%$7,7597.7%+$1,355
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $16,71717.2%$16,06415.0%$13,85016.0%$14,80814.7%+$2,867
Total Expenditure$97,309100.0%$107,369100.0%$86,530100.0%$100,531100.0%+$10,779
Net Savings$30,74724.0%$31,56022.7%$24,24921.9%$29,13122.5%+$6,499
Total Disposable Income$128,057%$138,929%$110,779%$129,662%+$17,278

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

Household expenditure 2015/16
Household expenditure 2015/16 Food, New South Wales: 8.9% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, New South Wales: 3.4% Clothing & Footwear, New South Wales: 3.4% Housing & utilities , New South Wales: 24.1% Furnishings & equipment , New South Wales: 4.1% Health, New South Wales: 5.6% Transport, New South Wales: 10.7% Communications, New South Wales: 2.0% Recreation & Culture, New South Wales: 10.7% Education , New South Wales: 4.6% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , New South Wales: 7.6% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , New South Wales: 15.0% Food, Central Coast Council area: 9.5% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Central Coast Council area: 3.8% Clothing & Footwear, Central Coast Council area: 4.2% Housing & utilities , Central Coast Council area: 19.8% Furnishings & equipment , Central Coast Council area: 4.3% Health, Central Coast Council area: 6.3% Transport, Central Coast Council area: 9.6% Communications, Central Coast Council area: 2.2% Recreation & Culture, Central Coast Council area: 11.5% Education , Central Coast Council area: 3.4% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Central Coast Council area: 8.1% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Central Coast Council area: 17.2%
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, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in household expenditure, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Food, Central Coast Council area: +$38 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Central Coast Council area: -$106 Clothing & Footwear, Central Coast Council area: +$1,341 Housing & utilities , Central Coast Council area: +$1,555 Furnishings & equipment , Central Coast Council area: +$232 Health, Central Coast Council area: +$1,418 Transport, Central Coast Council area: +$711 Communications, Central Coast Council area: +$56 Recreation & Culture, Central Coast Council area: +$485 Education , Central Coast Council area: +$826 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Central Coast Council area: +$1,355 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Central Coast Council area: +$2,867
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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