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Wagga Wagga City

Household expenditure

In 2015/16, household expenditure on housing & utilities was $13,904 in Wagga Wagga City, lower compared to Regional NSW.

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
Wagga Wagga City2015/162010/11Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureRegional NSW $Regional NSW %$ per household% of expenditureRegional NSW $Regional NSW %2010/11 to 2015/16
Food$10,43511.0%$8,4019.3%$9,12310.2%$8,4349.6%+$1,312
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,9595.2%$4,1744.6%$4,4865.0%$4,2354.8%+$473
Clothing & Footwear$3,5243.7%$4,1054.5%$3,5674.0%$3,6334.1%-$43
Housing & utilities $13,90414.6%$15,07316.6%$14,89116.6%$15,50117.6%-$987
Furnishings & equipment $4,7505.0%$4,1444.6%$4,1024.6%$3,9154.4%+$648
Health$5,7666.1%$4,9575.5%$4,8605.4%$4,3625.0%+$905
Transport$11,55412.1%$11,29712.5%$11,08312.3%$11,28012.8%+$472
Communications$2,3242.4%$2,2342.5%$2,4372.7%$2,3332.6%-$113
Recreation & Culture$11,95012.5%$11,17512.3%$11,79013.1%$10,62712.1%+$159
Education $4,3614.6%$3,3633.7%$3,7284.2%$2,7593.1%+$633
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $6,1016.4%$7,4898.3%$5,3546.0%$7,1008.1%+$746
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $15,59916.4%$14,24715.7%$14,32116.0%$13,88515.8%+$1,279
Total Expenditure$95,227100.0%$90,657100.0%$89,743100.0%$88,065100.0%+$5,484
Net Savings$28,64023.1%$29,46824.5%$28,91624.4%$23,33320.9%-$276
Total Disposable Income$123,867%$120,125%$118,660%$111,398%+$5,208

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, Regional NSW: 9.3% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Regional NSW: 4.6% Clothing & Footwear, Regional NSW: 4.5% Housing & utilities , Regional NSW: 16.6% Furnishings & equipment , Regional NSW: 4.6% Health, Regional NSW: 5.5% Transport, Regional NSW: 12.5% Communications, Regional NSW: 2.5% Recreation & Culture, Regional NSW: 12.3% Education , Regional NSW: 3.7% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Regional NSW: 8.3% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Regional NSW: 15.7% Food, Wagga Wagga City: 11.0% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Wagga Wagga City: 5.2% Clothing & Footwear, Wagga Wagga City: 3.7% Housing & utilities , Wagga Wagga City: 14.6% Furnishings & equipment , Wagga Wagga City: 5.0% Health, Wagga Wagga City: 6.1% Transport, Wagga Wagga City: 12.1% Communications, Wagga Wagga City: 2.4% Recreation & Culture, Wagga Wagga City: 12.5% Education , Wagga Wagga City: 4.6% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Wagga Wagga City: 6.4% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Wagga Wagga City: 16.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in household expenditure, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in household expenditure, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Food, Wagga Wagga City: +$1,312 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Wagga Wagga City: +$473 Clothing & Footwear, Wagga Wagga City: -$43 Housing & utilities , Wagga Wagga City: -$987 Furnishings & equipment , Wagga Wagga City: +$648 Health, Wagga Wagga City: +$905 Transport, Wagga Wagga City: +$472 Communications, Wagga Wagga City: -$113 Recreation & Culture, Wagga Wagga City: +$159 Education , Wagga Wagga City: +$633 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Wagga Wagga City: +$746 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Wagga Wagga City: +$1,279
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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