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The Hills Shire

Household expenditure

In 2014/15, household expenditure on housing & utilities was $17,160 in The Hills 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
The Hills 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$11,17410.6%$9,8199.7%$11,11810.9%$9,46410.0%+$56
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,4484.2%$3,7303.7%$4,1274.0%$4,4904.7%+$321
Clothing & Footwear$4,5594.3%$3,8863.8%$4,6504.5%$3,4063.6%-$91
Housing & utilities $17,16016.3%$26,95926.6%$16,63916.3%$26,03727.5%+$521
Furnishings & equipment $5,2075.0%$4,6704.6%$4,7974.7%$3,9064.1%+$411
Health$8,9808.6%$6,1306.1%$8,1598.0%$4,9755.3%+$821
Transport$11,45810.9%$8,7258.6%$7,5557.4%$7,7188.2%+$3,904
Communications$2,6752.5%$2,5512.5%$2,3462.3%$2,0032.1%+$329
Recreation & Culture$9,7619.3%$9,3769.3%$11,95811.7%$8,6939.2%-$2,196
Education $5,7945.5%$4,7214.7%$5,6855.6%$4,4494.7%+$109
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $9,1298.7%$8,2948.2%$9,9349.7%$7,8538.3%-$805
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $14,61513.9%$12,29912.2%$15,33715.0%$11,63712.3%-$722
Total Expenditure$104,961100.0%$101,161100.0%$102,305100.0%$94,631100.0%+$2,656
Net Savings$76,26742.1%$35,18825.8%$56,09135.4%$28,30823.0%+$20,176
Total Disposable Income$181,228%$136,349%$158,396%$122,940%+$22,832

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, The Hills Shire: 10.6% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, The Hills Shire: 4.2% Clothing & Footwear, The Hills Shire: 4.3% Housing & utilities , The Hills Shire: 16.3% Furnishings & equipment , The Hills Shire: 5.0% Health, The Hills Shire: 8.6% Transport, The Hills Shire: 10.9% Communications, The Hills Shire: 2.5% Recreation & Culture, The Hills Shire: 9.3% Education , The Hills Shire: 5.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , The Hills Shire: 8.7% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , The Hills Shire: 13.9%
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, The Hills Shire: +$56 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, The Hills Shire: +$321 Clothing & Footwear, The Hills Shire: -$91 Housing & utilities , The Hills Shire: +$521 Furnishings & equipment , The Hills Shire: +$411 Health, The Hills Shire: +$821 Transport, The Hills Shire: +$3,904 Communications, The Hills Shire: +$329 Recreation & Culture, The Hills Shire: -$2,196 Education , The Hills Shire: +$109 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , The Hills Shire: -$805 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , The Hills Shire: -$722
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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