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Broken Hill City

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $3,084 in Broken Hill City, 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
Broken Hill City2017/182016/17Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2016/17 to 2017/18
Food$8,0138.8%$10,6348.8%$7,6698.5%$10,2108.5%+$344
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$5,7166.3%$4,3233.6%$5,5996.2%$4,3403.6%+$117
Clothing & Footwear$5,9786.5%$4,7053.9%$5,8136.5%$4,5783.8%+$165
Furnishings & equipment $5,5566.1%$5,5334.6%$5,4086.0%$5,4184.5%+$148
Health$5,5766.1%$6,6195.5%$5,5446.2%$6,6555.6%+$32
Transport$11,19512.3%$12,71410.5%$11,36412.6%$12,81410.7%-$169
Communications$2,8203.1%$2,6312.2%$2,7633.1%$2,5692.1%+$57
Recreation & Culture$14,35815.7%$12,97610.7%$14,17715.8%$12,92310.8%+$181
Education $2,6752.9%$5,4274.5%$2,5362.8%$5,4124.5%+$139
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $8,5159.3%$9,1627.6%$8,0669.0%$8,9727.5%+$449
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $14,04515.4%$18,10415.0%$13,98315.5%$17,90215.0%+$62
Housing$3,8474.2%$24,74020.5%$3,9584.4%$24,66120.6%-$112
Utilities$3,0843.4%$3,2432.7%$3,0763.4%$3,2182.7%+$9
Total Expenditure$91,378100.0%$120,810100.0%$89,956100.0%$119,673100.0%+$1,423
Net Savings$-2,144-2.4%$17,76012.8%$1,6241.8%$21,01014.9%-$3,769
Total Disposable Income$89,234%$138,571%$91,580%$140,683%-$2,346

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, Broken Hill City: 8.8% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Broken Hill City: 6.3% Clothing & Footwear, Broken Hill City: 6.5% Furnishings & equipment , Broken Hill City: 6.1% Health, Broken Hill City: 6.1% Transport, Broken Hill City: 12.3% Communications, Broken Hill City: 3.1% Recreation & Culture, Broken Hill City: 15.7% Education , Broken Hill City: 2.9% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Broken Hill City: 9.3% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Broken Hill City: 15.4% Housing, Broken Hill City: 4.2% Utilities, Broken Hill City: 3.4%
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, 2016/17 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2016/17 to 2017/18 Food, Broken Hill City: +$344 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Broken Hill City: +$117 Clothing & Footwear, Broken Hill City: +$165 Furnishings & equipment , Broken Hill City: +$148 Health, Broken Hill City: +$32 Transport, Broken Hill City: -$169 Communications, Broken Hill City: +$57 Recreation & Culture, Broken Hill City: +$181 Education , Broken Hill City: +$139 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Broken Hill City: +$449 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Broken Hill City: +$62 Housing, Broken Hill City: -$112 Utilities, Broken Hill City: +$9
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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