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Gunnedah Shire

Household expenditure

In 2014/15, household expenditure on housing & utilities was $24,505 in the Gunnedah 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
Gunnedah 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$9,7538.8%$9,8199.7%$9,29111.2%$9,46410.0%+$463
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,3123.0%$3,7303.7%$5,5956.7%$4,4904.7%-$2,284
Clothing & Footwear$3,3743.0%$3,8863.8%$2,5083.0%$3,4063.6%+$866
Housing & utilities $24,50522.1%$26,95926.6%$22,82427.5%$26,03727.5%+$1,681
Furnishings & equipment $4,4754.0%$4,6704.6%$3,6154.4%$3,9064.1%+$860
Health$17,32615.6%$6,1306.1%$3,8794.7%$4,9755.3%+$13,447
Transport$5,1404.6%$8,7258.6%$6,5207.9%$7,7188.2%-$1,380
Communications$2,3812.1%$2,5512.5%$1,8992.3%$2,0032.1%+$482
Recreation & Culture$9,7758.8%$9,3769.3%$8,1379.8%$8,6939.2%+$1,638
Education $5,0554.6%$4,7214.7%$2,8683.5%$4,4494.7%+$2,188
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $7,0596.4%$8,2948.2%$5,5556.7%$7,8538.3%+$1,504
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $18,66216.8%$12,29912.2%$10,34712.5%$11,63712.3%+$8,315
Total Expenditure$110,818100.0%$101,161100.0%$83,037100.0%$94,631100.0%+$27,781
Net Savings$12,85910.4%$35,18825.8%$26,58524.3%$28,30823.0%-$13,726
Total Disposable Income$123,677%$136,349%$109,623%$122,940%+$14,055

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, Gunnedah Shire: 8.8% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Gunnedah Shire: 3.0% Clothing & Footwear, Gunnedah Shire: 3.0% Housing & utilities , Gunnedah Shire: 22.1% Furnishings & equipment , Gunnedah Shire: 4.0% Health, Gunnedah Shire: 15.6% Transport, Gunnedah Shire: 4.6% Communications, Gunnedah Shire: 2.1% Recreation & Culture, Gunnedah Shire: 8.8% Education , Gunnedah Shire: 4.6% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Gunnedah Shire: 6.4% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Gunnedah Shire: 16.8%
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, Gunnedah Shire: +$463 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Gunnedah Shire: -$2,284 Clothing & Footwear, Gunnedah Shire: +$866 Housing & utilities , Gunnedah Shire: +$1,681 Furnishings & equipment , Gunnedah Shire: +$860 Health, Gunnedah Shire: +$13,447 Transport, Gunnedah Shire: -$1,380 Communications, Gunnedah Shire: +$482 Recreation & Culture, Gunnedah Shire: +$1,638 Education , Gunnedah Shire: +$2,188 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Gunnedah Shire: +$1,504 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Gunnedah Shire: +$8,315
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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