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Bathurst Regional Council area

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $3,421 in Bathurst Regional Council area, higher 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
Bathurst Regional Council area2017/182012/13Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2012/13 to 2017/18
Food$10,2649.5%$10,6348.8%$8,7049.0%$9,7918.6%+$1,560
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,4524.1%$4,3233.6%$4,4814.6%$4,8124.2%-$29
Clothing & Footwear$4,9954.6%$4,7053.9%$3,5393.7%$3,6853.2%+$1,456
Furnishings & equipment $6,1495.7%$5,5334.6%$4,3024.4%$4,5124.0%+$1,847
Health$6,4435.9%$6,6195.5%$5,5035.7%$6,3025.5%+$940
Transport$12,56811.6%$12,71410.5%$12,40112.8%$13,33811.7%+$168
Communications$3,2183.0%$2,6312.2%$1,8231.9%$1,7411.5%+$1,395
Recreation & Culture$15,04013.9%$12,97610.7%$11,47511.8%$11,91410.5%+$3,564
Education $4,9284.5%$5,4274.5%$4,3304.5%$5,4594.8%+$598
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $7,2486.7%$9,1627.6%$6,9017.1%$8,4187.4%+$347
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $19,43617.9%$18,10415.0%$15,94216.5%$16,59314.6%+$3,493
Housing$10,3709.6%$24,74020.5%$14,18714.6%$24,11021.2%-$3,816
Utilities$3,4213.2%$3,2432.7%$3,2773.4%$3,2712.9%+$144
Total Expenditure$108,532100.0%$120,810100.0%$96,866100.0%$113,946100.0%+$11,666
Net Savings$10,5938.9%$17,76012.8%$20,12517.2%$20,04415.0%-$9,532
Total Disposable Income$119,125%$138,571%$116,991%$133,990%+$2,134

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

Household expenditure 2017/18
Household expenditure 2017/18 Food, New South Wales: 8.8% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, New South Wales: 3.6% Clothing & Footwear, New South Wales: 3.9% Furnishings & equipment , New South Wales: 4.6% Health, New South Wales: 5.5% Transport, New South Wales: 10.5% Communications, New South Wales: 2.2% Recreation & Culture, New South Wales: 10.7% Education , New South Wales: 4.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , New South Wales: 7.6% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , New South Wales: 15.0% Housing, New South Wales: 20.5% Utilities, New South Wales: 2.7% Food, Bathurst Regional Council area: 9.5% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Bathurst Regional Council area: 4.1% Clothing & Footwear, Bathurst Regional Council area: 4.6% Furnishings & equipment , Bathurst Regional Council area: 5.7% Health, Bathurst Regional Council area: 5.9% Transport, Bathurst Regional Council area: 11.6% Communications, Bathurst Regional Council area: 3.0% Recreation & Culture, Bathurst Regional Council area: 13.9% Education , Bathurst Regional Council area: 4.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Bathurst Regional Council area: 6.7% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Bathurst Regional Council area: 17.9% Housing, Bathurst Regional Council area: 9.6% Utilities, Bathurst Regional Council area: 3.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in household expenditure, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Food, Bathurst Regional Council area: +$1,560 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Bathurst Regional Council area: -$29 Clothing & Footwear, Bathurst Regional Council area: +$1,456 Furnishings & equipment , Bathurst Regional Council area: +$1,847 Health, Bathurst Regional Council area: +$940 Transport, Bathurst Regional Council area: +$168 Communications, Bathurst Regional Council area: +$1,395 Recreation & Culture, Bathurst Regional Council area: +$3,564 Education , Bathurst Regional Council area: +$598 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Bathurst Regional Council area: +$347 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Bathurst Regional Council area: +$3,493 Housing, Bathurst Regional Council area: -$3,816 Utilities, Bathurst Regional Council area: +$144
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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