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City of Darebin

Household expenditure

In 2016/17, household expenditure on utilities was $4,932 in the City of Darebin, higher 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Household expenditure
City of Darebin2016/172009/10Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureVictoria $Victoria %$ per household% of expenditureVictoria $Victoria %2009/10 to 2016/17
Food$6,9298.4%$9,2809.2%$5,7988.3%$8,6509.5%+$1,131
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,0933.7%$3,3993.4%$2,8814.1%$4,0054.4%+$211
Clothing & Footwear$3,5834.3%$3,9413.9%$2,8914.1%$3,2383.5%+$692
Furnishings & equipment $2,9673.6%$4,6274.6%$2,3913.4%$3,8774.2%+$576
Health$5,9497.2%$7,0157.0%$4,2086.0%$5,8766.4%+$1,740
Transport$8,68610.5%$11,11211.0%$7,27210.4%$9,94210.9%+$1,414
Communications$2,3082.8%$2,3312.3%$1,2671.8%$1,4381.6%+$1,041
Recreation & Culture$5,5256.7%$10,26910.2%$4,8376.9%$9,50310.4%+$689
Education $2,4863.0%$5,3735.3%$2,4313.5%$4,9415.4%+$55
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $5,2926.4%$5,4665.4%$4,0345.7%$5,1555.6%+$1,258
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $11,60314.0%$15,33415.2%$9,51713.6%$13,54014.8%+$2,086
Housing$19,48323.5%$18,07217.9%$18,41126.2%$16,74618.3%+$1,072
Utilities$4,9326.0%$4,4924.5%$4,2946.1%$4,5905.0%+$638
Total Expenditure$82,836100.0%$100,711100.0%$70,232100.0%$91,502100.0%+$12,604
Net Savings$26,65324.3%$18,24115.3%$29,83429.8%$22,29519.6%-$3,181
Total Disposable Income$109,490%$118,952%$100,066%$113,798%+$9,424

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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 2016/17
Household expenditure 2016/17 Food, Victoria: 9.2% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Victoria: 3.4% Clothing & Footwear, Victoria: 3.9% Furnishings & equipment , Victoria: 4.6% Health, Victoria: 7.0% Transport, Victoria: 11.0% Communications, Victoria: 2.3% Recreation & Culture, Victoria: 10.2% Education , Victoria: 5.3% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Victoria: 5.4% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Victoria: 15.2% Housing, Victoria: 17.9% Utilities, Victoria: 4.5% Food, City of Darebin: 8.4% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Darebin: 3.7% Clothing & Footwear, City of Darebin: 4.3% Furnishings & equipment , City of Darebin: 3.6% Health, City of Darebin: 7.2% Transport, City of Darebin: 10.5% Communications, City of Darebin: 2.8% Recreation & Culture, City of Darebin: 6.7% Education , City of Darebin: 3.0% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Darebin: 6.4% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Darebin: 14.0% Housing, City of Darebin: 23.5% Utilities, City of Darebin: 6.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in household expenditure, 2009/10 to 2016/17
Change in household expenditure, 2009/10 to 2016/17 Food, City of Darebin: +$1,131 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Darebin: +$211 Clothing & Footwear, City of Darebin: +$692 Furnishings & equipment , City of Darebin: +$576 Health, City of Darebin: +$1,740 Transport, City of Darebin: +$1,414 Communications, City of Darebin: +$1,041 Recreation & Culture, City of Darebin: +$689 Education , City of Darebin: +$55 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Darebin: +$1,258 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Darebin: +$2,086 Housing, City of Darebin: +$1,072 Utilities, City of Darebin: +$638
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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