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Murchison Area

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $4,000 in Murchison 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Household expenditure
Murchison 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$15,70212.8%$8,1819.0%$13,77811.1%$6,2397.7%+$1,923
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$7,1885.9%$3,7574.1%$8,5396.9%$3,9544.9%-$1,351
Clothing & Footwear$3,0072.4%$2,3212.5%$3,6482.9%$2,0862.6%-$641
Furnishings & equipment $7,9576.5%$3,2283.5%$7,1395.8%$2,7223.4%+$818
Health$9,6077.8%$5,3065.8%$9,7387.9%$4,1895.2%-$131
Transport$9,1607.5%$12,01713.2%$11,0738.9%$13,12416.2%-$1,914
Communications$2,8102.3%$1,9942.2%$2,2831.8%$1,2571.6%+$527
Recreation & Culture$12,48210.2%$5,3935.9%$12,87810.4%$5,0736.3%-$396
Education $6,7455.5%$2,9523.2%$6,4955.2%$2,7293.4%+$250
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $10,3068.4%$8,4949.3%$9,7337.9%$6,9798.6%+$573
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $25,37520.7%$14,44215.8%$24,80820.0%$12,00714.8%+$567
Housing$8,5326.9%$20,44822.4%$9,6237.8%$18,31122.6%-$1,091
Utilities$4,0003.3%$2,7633.0%$4,1933.4%$2,2952.8%-$193
Total Expenditure$122,872100.0%$91,299100.0%$123,929100.0%$80,964100.0%-$1,057
Net Savings$6410.5%$22,04019.4%$-2,832-2.3%$18,98219.0%+$3,473
Total Disposable Income$123,513%$113,339%$121,097%$99,946%+$2,416

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, Murchison Area: 12.8% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Murchison Area: 5.9% Clothing & Footwear, Murchison Area: 2.4% Furnishings & equipment , Murchison Area: 6.5% Health, Murchison Area: 7.8% Transport, Murchison Area: 7.5% Communications, Murchison Area: 2.3% Recreation & Culture, Murchison Area: 10.2% Education , Murchison Area: 5.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Murchison Area: 8.4% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Murchison Area: 20.7% Housing, Murchison Area: 6.9% Utilities, Murchison Area: 3.3%
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, Murchison Area: +$1,923 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Murchison Area: -$1,351 Clothing & Footwear, Murchison Area: -$641 Furnishings & equipment , Murchison Area: +$818 Health, Murchison Area: -$131 Transport, Murchison Area: -$1,914 Communications, Murchison Area: +$527 Recreation & Culture, Murchison Area: -$396 Education , Murchison Area: +$250 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Murchison Area: +$573 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Murchison Area: +$567 Housing, Murchison Area: -$1,091 Utilities, Murchison Area: -$193
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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