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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Household expenditure

In 2015/16, household expenditure on housing & utilities was $14,401 in Waratah-Wynyard Council area, lower compared to Greater Hobart.

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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area2015/162010/11Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureGreater Hobart $Greater Hobart %$ per household% of expenditureGreater Hobart $Greater Hobart %2010/11 to 2015/16
Food$10,13412.4%$9,16410.1%$10,59813.2%$9,05610.6%-$464
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,6504.5%$3,4153.8%$3,6274.5%$3,6704.3%+$22
Clothing & Footwear$1,5321.9%$2,8433.1%$2,1572.7%$2,9923.5%-$624
Housing & utilities $14,40117.7%$20,68822.7%$14,56918.2%$19,31622.6%-$168
Furnishings & equipment $4,3565.3%$3,5803.9%$4,1195.1%$3,3743.9%+$237
Health$5,9707.3%$6,4237.1%$4,8586.1%$5,2086.1%+$1,112
Transport$8,94111.0%$10,40511.4%$9,88512.3%$10,26812.0%-$944
Communications$2,3002.8%$2,2492.5%$2,1242.7%$2,1362.5%+$177
Recreation & Culture$7,6329.4%$6,5577.2%$7,0718.8%$6,7297.9%+$561
Education $2,8543.5%$3,0193.3%$1,8282.3%$2,7333.2%+$1,026
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $4,4675.5%$5,3245.8%$4,9386.2%$5,5196.5%-$471
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $15,32718.8%$17,36819.1%$14,35817.9%$14,53717.0%+$969
Total Expenditure$81,565100.0%$91,037100.0%$80,132100.0%$85,538100.0%+$1,433
Net Savings$18,88618.8%$8,7208.7%$18,72418.9%$13,89514.0%+$162
Total Disposable Income$100,451%$99,757%$98,856%$99,433%+$1,595

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, Greater Hobart: 10.1% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Greater Hobart: 3.8% Clothing & Footwear, Greater Hobart: 3.1% Housing & utilities , Greater Hobart: 22.7% Furnishings & equipment , Greater Hobart: 3.9% Health, Greater Hobart: 7.1% Transport, Greater Hobart: 11.4% Communications, Greater Hobart: 2.5% Recreation & Culture, Greater Hobart: 7.2% Education , Greater Hobart: 3.3% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Greater Hobart: 5.8% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Greater Hobart: 19.1% Food, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 12.4% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 4.5% Clothing & Footwear, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 1.9% Housing & utilities , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 17.7% Furnishings & equipment , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 5.3% Health, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 7.3% Transport, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 11.0% Communications, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 2.8% Recreation & Culture, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 9.4% Education , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 3.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 5.5% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 18.8%
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, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in household expenditure, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Food, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$464 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$22 Clothing & Footwear, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$624 Housing & utilities , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$168 Furnishings & equipment , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$237 Health, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$1,112 Transport, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$944 Communications, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$177 Recreation & Culture, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$561 Education , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$1,026 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$471 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$969
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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