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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $2,934 in Waratah-Wynyard Council area, higher compared to Greater Hobart.

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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureGreater Hobart $Greater Hobart %$ per household% of expenditureGreater Hobart $Greater Hobart %2013/14 to 2018/19
Food$11,49513.4%$8,1819.0%$9,97711.2%$6,2397.7%+$1,518
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,5264.1%$3,7574.1%$5,2825.9%$3,9544.9%-$1,756
Clothing & Footwear$1,9792.3%$2,3212.5%$2,1102.4%$2,0862.6%-$131
Furnishings & equipment $5,1046.0%$3,2283.5%$4,5105.1%$2,7223.4%+$595
Health$6,0007.0%$5,3065.8%$5,9526.7%$4,1895.2%+$48
Transport$8,79110.3%$12,01713.2%$11,81213.3%$13,12416.2%-$3,020
Communications$2,0852.4%$1,9942.2%$1,5831.8%$1,2571.6%+$503
Recreation & Culture$8,0209.4%$5,3935.9%$8,2509.3%$5,0736.3%-$231
Education $2,0022.3%$2,9523.2%$2,2062.5%$2,7293.4%-$204
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $6,0957.1%$8,4949.3%$6,3817.2%$6,9798.6%-$285
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $17,34520.3%$14,44215.8%$16,17718.2%$12,00714.8%+$1,168
Housing$10,27112.0%$20,44822.4%$11,73913.2%$18,31122.6%-$1,468
Utilities$2,9343.4%$2,7633.0%$2,9273.3%$2,2952.8%+$7
Total Expenditure$85,648100.0%$91,299100.0%$88,905100.0%$80,964100.0%-$3,258
Net Savings$16,22315.9%$22,04019.4%$13,29813.0%$18,98219.0%+$2,925
Total Disposable Income$101,870%$113,339%$102,203%$99,946%-$333

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

Household expenditure 2018/19
Household expenditure 2018/19 Food, Greater Hobart: 9.0% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Greater Hobart: 4.1% Clothing & Footwear, Greater Hobart: 2.5% Furnishings & equipment , Greater Hobart: 3.5% Health, Greater Hobart: 5.8% Transport, Greater Hobart: 13.2% Communications, Greater Hobart: 2.2% Recreation & Culture, Greater Hobart: 5.9% Education , Greater Hobart: 3.2% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Greater Hobart: 9.3% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Greater Hobart: 15.8% Housing, Greater Hobart: 22.4% Utilities, Greater Hobart: 3.0% Food, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 13.4% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 4.1% Clothing & Footwear, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 2.3% Furnishings & equipment , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 6.0% Health, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 7.0% Transport, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 10.3% Communications, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 2.4% Recreation & Culture, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 9.4% Education , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 2.3% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 7.1% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 20.3% Housing, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 12.0% Utilities, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 3.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in household expenditure, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in household expenditure, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Food, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$1,518 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$1,756 Clothing & Footwear, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$131 Furnishings & equipment , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$595 Health, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$48 Transport, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$3,020 Communications, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$503 Recreation & Culture, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$231 Education , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$204 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$285 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$1,168 Housing, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -$1,468 Utilities, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +$7
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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