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City of Rockingham

Household expenditure

In 2015/16, household expenditure on housing & utilities was $19,084 in the City of Rockingham, lower compared to Western Australia.

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
City of Rockingham2015/162010/11Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureWestern Australia $Western Australia %$ per household% of expenditureWestern Australia $Western Australia %2010/11 to 2015/16
Food$7,8449.5%$10,23810.5%$7,4958.5%$10,91311.0%+$349
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$2,3072.8%$3,1513.2%$2,3522.7%$3,5173.6%-$45
Clothing & Footwear$3,2443.9%$2,9563.0%$4,0814.6%$3,3893.4%-$836
Housing & utilities $19,08423.0%$25,10225.7%$19,01621.5%$23,67923.9%+$68
Furnishings & equipment $4,4445.4%$4,3134.4%$4,5315.1%$4,5844.6%-$87
Health$6,2657.6%$6,6636.8%$6,8147.7%$6,0396.1%-$549
Transport$7,5679.1%$9,1479.4%$8,80710.0%$10,85111.0%-$1,239
Communications$2,0982.5%$2,1912.2%$2,7723.1%$2,5832.6%-$674
Recreation & Culture$9,64011.6%$8,1348.3%$11,14512.6%$8,6318.7%-$1,506
Education $4,3335.2%$4,6624.8%$3,7484.2%$3,8423.9%+$585
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $4,2555.1%$6,0046.2%$2,4042.7%$5,9816.0%+$1,851
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $11,82014.3%$15,04615.4%$15,26217.3%$15,03115.2%-$3,442
Total Expenditure$82,901100.0%$97,608100.0%$88,426100.0%$99,040100.0%-$5,526
Net Savings$50,55737.9%$42,19930.2%$47,72735.1%$43,97830.8%+$2,830
Total Disposable Income$133,457%$139,807%$136,153%$143,019%-$2,696

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, Western Australia: 10.5% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Western Australia: 3.2% Clothing & Footwear, Western Australia: 3.0% Housing & utilities , Western Australia: 25.7% Furnishings & equipment , Western Australia: 4.4% Health, Western Australia: 6.8% Transport, Western Australia: 9.4% Communications, Western Australia: 2.2% Recreation & Culture, Western Australia: 8.3% Education , Western Australia: 4.8% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Western Australia: 6.2% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Western Australia: 15.4% Food, City of Rockingham: 9.5% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Rockingham: 2.8% Clothing & Footwear, City of Rockingham: 3.9% Housing & utilities , City of Rockingham: 23.0% Furnishings & equipment , City of Rockingham: 5.4% Health, City of Rockingham: 7.6% Transport, City of Rockingham: 9.1% Communications, City of Rockingham: 2.5% Recreation & Culture, City of Rockingham: 11.6% Education , City of Rockingham: 5.2% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Rockingham: 5.1% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Rockingham: 14.3%
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, City of Rockingham: +$349 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Rockingham: -$45 Clothing & Footwear, City of Rockingham: -$836 Housing & utilities , City of Rockingham: +$68 Furnishings & equipment , City of Rockingham: -$87 Health, City of Rockingham: -$549 Transport, City of Rockingham: -$1,239 Communications, City of Rockingham: -$674 Recreation & Culture, City of Rockingham: -$1,506 Education , City of Rockingham: +$585 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Rockingham: +$1,851 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Rockingham: -$3,442
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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