Bayside Council area

Household expenditure

In 2022/23, household expenditure on utilities was $2,788 in Bayside Council area, 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.

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Household expenditure
Bayside Council area2022/232016/17Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South WalesNew South Wales$$ per household% of expenditureNew South WalesNew South Wales$2016/17 - 2022/23
Food$9,7848.9%$11,7519.4%$10,2838.3%$11,3298.8%-499
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,1883.8%$5,0234.0%$5,6694.6%$6,2454.8%-1,481
Clothing & Footwear$4,3624.0%$5,2204.2%$3,9083.2%$4,3083.3%+454
Furnishings & equipment $4,9164.5%$5,9024.7%$5,1724.2%$5,6974.4%-256
Health$6,5676.0%$7,9806.4%$6,3635.2%$7,1965.6%+204
Transport$14,10612.9%$12,2069.7%$15,20412.3%$15,04811.7%-1,098
Communications$1,9621.8%$2,3871.9%$1,8721.5%$2,0571.6%+91
Recreation & Culture$10,8229.9%$13,06910.4%$11,8039.6%$12,97710.0%-981
Education $3,5763.3%$4,5603.6%$3,8663.1%$4,4203.4%-290
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $7,9707.3%$10,0128.0%$8,7127.1%$10,2297.9%-741
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $13,43112.3%$16,63813.3%$16,61613.5%$18,25014.1%-3,184
Housing$24,85122.7%$27,30521.8%$30,35624.6%$27,65421.4%-5,505
Utilities$2,7882.6%$3,3932.7%$3,4212.8%$3,7522.9%-632
Total Expenditure$109,323100.0%$125,446100.0%$123,241100.0%$129,161100.0%-13,919
Net Savings$22,73417.2%$25,57216.9%$23,81916.2%$21,32014.2%-1,085
Total Disposable Income$132,0570%$151,0180%$147,0610%$150,4810%-15,004

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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

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