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Penrith City

Household expenditure

In 2015/16, household expenditure on housing & utilities was $24,401 in Penrith City, lower compared to Greater Sydney.

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
Penrith City2015/162010/11Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureGreater Sydney $Greater Sydney %$ per household% of expenditureGreater Sydney $Greater Sydney %2010/11 to 2015/16
Food$11,3749.8%$10,2588.8%$10,90710.3%$9,8029.1%+$467
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$6,8085.9%$3,3282.8%$7,1926.8%$3,5763.3%-$384
Clothing & Footwear$6,1635.3%$3,3742.9%$4,3244.1%$3,3243.1%+$1,839
Housing & utilities $24,40121.0%$32,21927.5%$18,85917.9%$28,31526.2%+$5,541
Furnishings & equipment $3,8853.4%$4,5343.9%$3,7583.6%$4,1953.9%+$127
Health$5,4004.7%$6,5495.6%$4,6734.4%$5,3705.0%+$728
Transport$12,57310.8%$11,5969.9%$13,28512.6%$11,70410.8%-$712
Communications$2,6142.3%$2,1371.8%$2,6002.5%$2,3492.2%+$13
Recreation & Culture$7,5276.5%$11,73710.0%$9,9789.5%$11,23310.4%-$2,451
Education $3,6973.2%$5,7954.9%$3,5353.4%$4,7674.4%+$163
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $12,23210.5%$8,5207.3%$8,7388.3%$8,1637.5%+$3,493
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $19,27516.6%$17,13114.6%$17,61516.7%$15,37514.2%+$1,660
Total Expenditure$115,949100.0%$117,178100.0%$105,464100.0%$108,173100.0%+$10,485
Net Savings$11,9749.4%$32,78821.9%$22,30717.5%$32,68523.2%-$10,333
Total Disposable Income$127,923%$149,967%$127,771%$140,857%+$151

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 Sydney: 8.8% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Greater Sydney: 2.8% Clothing & Footwear, Greater Sydney: 2.9% Housing & utilities , Greater Sydney: 27.5% Furnishings & equipment , Greater Sydney: 3.9% Health, Greater Sydney: 5.6% Transport, Greater Sydney: 9.9% Communications, Greater Sydney: 1.8% Recreation & Culture, Greater Sydney: 10.0% Education , Greater Sydney: 4.9% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Greater Sydney: 7.3% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Greater Sydney: 14.6% Food, Penrith City: 9.8% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Penrith City: 5.9% Clothing & Footwear, Penrith City: 5.3% Housing & utilities , Penrith City: 21.0% Furnishings & equipment , Penrith City: 3.4% Health, Penrith City: 4.7% Transport, Penrith City: 10.8% Communications, Penrith City: 2.3% Recreation & Culture, Penrith City: 6.5% Education , Penrith City: 3.2% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Penrith City: 10.5% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Penrith City: 16.6%
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, Penrith City: +$467 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Penrith City: -$384 Clothing & Footwear, Penrith City: +$1,839 Housing & utilities , Penrith City: +$5,541 Furnishings & equipment , Penrith City: +$127 Health, Penrith City: +$728 Transport, Penrith City: -$712 Communications, Penrith City: +$13 Recreation & Culture, Penrith City: -$2,451 Education , Penrith City: +$163 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Penrith City: +$3,493 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Penrith City: +$1,660
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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