City of Casey

Household expenditure

In 2022/23, household expenditure on utilities was $5,007 in the City of Casey, 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 Casey2022/232016/17Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureVictoriaVictoria$$ per household% of expenditureVictoriaVictoria$2016/17 - 2022/23
Food$11,0289.7%$11,2469.6%$11,6149.6%$11,3279.3%-586
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,0773.6%$4,1463.5%$6,2385.1%$6,0735.0%-2,161
Clothing & Footwear$5,2044.6%$5,2684.5%$4,1753.4%$4,0493.3%+1,029
Furnishings & equipment $5,1494.5%$5,2444.5%$5,5544.6%$5,4204.5%-405
Health$8,6757.6%$9,0917.7%$8,3606.9%$8,4917.0%+315
Transport$13,33411.8%$12,03010.2%$16,22113.4%$14,91412.3%-2,886
Communications$2,2982.0%$2,3972.0%$2,0851.7%$2,0731.7%+213
Recreation & Culture$12,93411.4%$13,33311.3%$11,7099.7%$11,5749.5%+1,225
Education $5,5694.9%$5,0794.3%$5,6364.6%$5,0574.2%-68
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $5,9875.3%$6,5705.6%$6,6725.5%$7,0085.8%-686
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $14,48612.8%$15,61913.3%$16,73713.8%$17,19914.2%-2,252
Housing$19,66617.3%$22,36319.0%$20,83417.2%$22,65418.7%-1,168
Utilities$5,0074.4%$5,2424.5%$5,4544.5%$5,5594.6%-447
Total Expenditure$113,413100.0%$117,628100.0%$121,290100.0%$121,400100.0%-7,877
Net Savings$15,13011.8%$15,17211.4%$12,2539.2%$11,8948.9%+2,877
Total Disposable Income$128,5430%$132,8000%$133,5430%$133,2950%-5,000

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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