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City of Rockingham

Household expenditure

In 2014/15, household expenditure on housing & utilities was $27,443 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 Rockingham2014/152009/10Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureWestern Australia $Western Australia %$ per household% of expenditureWestern Australia $Western Australia %2009/10 to 2014/15
Food$11,68612.0%$11,53911.7%$10,30911.5%$10,48811.3%+$1,377
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,3033.4%$3,3793.4%$4,7725.3%$4,1544.5%-$1,468
Clothing & Footwear$3,0153.1%$3,2793.3%$3,2993.7%$3,3723.6%-$285
Housing & utilities $27,44328.2%$28,21928.5%$26,84030.0%$26,80928.8%+$602
Furnishings & equipment $4,9545.1%$4,9215.0%$4,0684.6%$4,3674.7%+$886
Health$6,3926.6%$7,0837.2%$4,1774.7%$5,9766.4%+$2,215
Transport$6,9827.2%$7,6897.8%$8,95810.0%$7,8208.4%-$1,976
Communications$2,6272.7%$2,7522.8%$2,2952.6%$2,2022.4%+$332
Recreation & Culture$7,1877.4%$6,5406.6%$5,7406.4%$5,9366.4%+$1,447
Education $4,0254.1%$4,7094.8%$5,2995.9%$4,2974.6%-$1,273
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $5,9106.1%$6,7636.8%$4,9145.5%$5,6326.1%+$996
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $13,88014.2%$12,17212.3%$8,6769.7%$11,93612.8%+$5,203
Total Expenditure$97,404100.0%$99,044100.0%$89,348100.0%$92,988100.0%+$8,056
Net Savings$39,99229.1%$44,00130.8%$32,69626.8%$37,66828.8%+$7,296
Total Disposable Income$137,396%$143,045%$122,044%$130,656%+$15,352

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, Western Australia: 11.7% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Western Australia: 3.4% Clothing & Footwear, Western Australia: 3.3% Housing & utilities , Western Australia: 28.5% Furnishings & equipment , Western Australia: 5.0% Health, Western Australia: 7.2% Transport, Western Australia: 7.8% Communications, Western Australia: 2.8% Recreation & Culture, Western Australia: 6.6% Education , Western Australia: 4.8% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Western Australia: 6.8% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Western Australia: 12.3% Food, City of Rockingham: 12.0% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Rockingham: 3.4% Clothing & Footwear, City of Rockingham: 3.1% Housing & utilities , City of Rockingham: 28.2% Furnishings & equipment , City of Rockingham: 5.1% Health, City of Rockingham: 6.6% Transport, City of Rockingham: 7.2% Communications, City of Rockingham: 2.7% Recreation & Culture, City of Rockingham: 7.4% Education , City of Rockingham: 4.1% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Rockingham: 6.1% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Rockingham: 14.2%
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, 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in household expenditure, 2009/10 to 2014/15 Food, City of Rockingham: +$1,377 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Rockingham: -$1,468 Clothing & Footwear, City of Rockingham: -$285 Housing & utilities , City of Rockingham: +$602 Furnishings & equipment , City of Rockingham: +$886 Health, City of Rockingham: +$2,215 Transport, City of Rockingham: -$1,976 Communications, City of Rockingham: +$332 Recreation & Culture, City of Rockingham: +$1,447 Education , City of Rockingham: -$1,273 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Rockingham: +$996 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Rockingham: +$5,203
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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