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Burwood Council area

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $2,707 in Burwood 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Household expenditure
Burwood 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$8,5477.7%$10,6348.8%$8,4577.4%$9,7918.6%+$90
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$2,8252.5%$4,3233.6%$3,8073.3%$4,8124.2%-$982
Clothing & Footwear$3,2782.9%$4,7053.9%$2,9242.5%$3,6853.2%+$354
Furnishings & equipment $3,6593.3%$5,5334.6%$3,4143.0%$4,5124.0%+$245
Health$4,7004.2%$6,6195.5%$5,1654.5%$6,3025.5%-$465
Transport$10,8289.7%$12,71410.5%$14,04012.2%$13,33811.7%-$3,212
Communications$2,3892.1%$2,6312.2%$1,6621.4%$1,7411.5%+$727
Recreation & Culture$8,7127.8%$12,97610.7%$8,7147.6%$11,91410.5%-$2
Education $4,8604.4%$5,4274.5%$5,5284.8%$5,4594.8%-$668
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $8,2877.4%$9,1627.6%$8,9987.8%$8,4187.4%-$711
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $14,49213.0%$18,10415.0%$14,63312.7%$16,59314.6%-$140
Housing$36,24032.5%$24,74020.5%$34,95130.4%$24,11021.2%+$1,289
Utilities$2,7072.4%$3,2432.7%$2,7532.4%$3,2712.9%-$46
Total Expenditure$111,523100.0%$120,810100.0%$115,046100.0%$113,946100.0%-$3,523
Net Savings$21,54816.2%$17,76012.8%$25,93918.4%$20,04415.0%-$4,392
Total Disposable Income$133,071%$138,571%$140,986%$133,990%-$7,915

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, Burwood Council area: 7.7% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Burwood Council area: 2.5% Clothing & Footwear, Burwood Council area: 2.9% Furnishings & equipment , Burwood Council area: 3.3% Health, Burwood Council area: 4.2% Transport, Burwood Council area: 9.7% Communications, Burwood Council area: 2.1% Recreation & Culture, Burwood Council area: 7.8% Education , Burwood Council area: 4.4% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Burwood Council area: 7.4% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Burwood Council area: 13.0% Housing, Burwood Council area: 32.5% Utilities, Burwood Council area: 2.4%
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, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Food, Burwood Council area: +$90 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Burwood Council area: -$982 Clothing & Footwear, Burwood Council area: +$354 Furnishings & equipment , Burwood Council area: +$245 Health, Burwood Council area: -$465 Transport, Burwood Council area: -$3,212 Communications, Burwood Council area: +$727 Recreation & Culture, Burwood Council area: -$2 Education , Burwood Council area: -$668 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Burwood Council area: -$711 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Burwood Council area: -$140 Housing, Burwood Council area: +$1,289 Utilities, Burwood Council area: -$46
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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