City of Boroondara

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $4,392 in the City of Boroondara, lower compared to Victoria.

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
City of Boroondara2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureVictoriaVictoria$$ per household% of expenditureVictoriaVictoria$2013/14 - 2018/19
Food$9,8986.2%$10,8269.4%$13,4497.8%$10,4549.5%-3,551
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,3592.1%$3,8163.3%$3,9412.3%$4,6144.2%-582
Clothing & Footwear$4,5822.9%$4,5834.0%$2,7421.6%$4,1333.7%+1,841
Furnishings & equipment $4,5312.8%$5,3494.6%$5,8643.4%$4,8234.4%-1,333
Health$8,7885.5%$8,2187.1%$11,3906.6%$7,4266.7%-2,602
Transport$25,05715.7%$12,15310.5%$22,86613.3%$12,38211.2%+2,191
Communications$2,4981.6%$2,5802.2%$1,5590.9%$1,7951.6%+939
Recreation & Culture$11,7637.4%$11,89610.3%$15,0888.8%$11,15910.1%-3,326
Education $7,6874.8%$6,1645.3%$12,9097.5%$6,1555.6%-5,222
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $8,9155.6%$6,1855.4%$7,6864.5%$5,8045.3%+1,229
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $17,62911.0%$17,62415.3%$20,66612.0%$16,41514.9%-3,037
Housing$50,52231.7%$21,00818.2%$48,84428.4%$20,12918.3%+1,678
Utilities$4,3922.8%$4,9124.3%$5,1463.0%$4,9954.5%-754
Total Expenditure$159,621100.0%$115,314100.0%$172,150100.0%$110,284100.0%-12,529
Net Savings$9,6045.7%$3720.3%$13,6077.3%$10,6828.8%-4,003
Total Disposable Income$169,2250%$115,6860%$185,7570%$120,9670%-16,532

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

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