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Developing East Arnhem Limited area

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $4,360 in Developing East Arnhem Limited area, higher compared to RDA Northern Territory.

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
Developing East Arnhem Limited area2017/182012/13Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureRDA Northern Territory $RDA Northern Territory %$ per household% of expenditureRDA Northern Territory $RDA Northern Territory %2012/13 to 2017/18
Food$12,8129.2%$13,9988.9%$15,1358.1%$13,5318.8%-$2,323
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$12,7529.2%$4,9633.2%$15,2588.1%$5,4243.5%-$2,506
Clothing & Footwear$3,4232.5%$3,1132.0%$8,3464.4%$3,4182.2%-$4,923
Furnishings & equipment $4,7693.4%$6,7454.3%$8,7794.7%$6,7594.4%-$4,011
Health$3,2302.3%$5,6753.6%$6,2483.3%$5,4993.6%-$3,018
Transport$16,40011.8%$12,3257.9%$24,02612.8%$13,7558.9%-$7,625
Communications$3,7972.7%$2,7141.7%$3,5971.9%$1,8581.2%+$200
Recreation & Culture$14,44610.4%$15,0969.6%$24,75413.2%$13,7608.9%-$10,308
Education $3,2682.3%$3,1802.0%$3,5911.9%$3,4462.2%-$323
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $27,46619.7%$18,38511.7%$22,85012.2%$16,45510.7%+$4,617
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $22,20116.0%$25,73116.4%$34,64218.5%$24,15315.6%-$12,440
Housing$10,2017.3%$40,86626.0%$12,9506.9%$42,08727.3%-$2,748
Utilities$4,3603.1%$4,1132.6%$7,4864.0%$4,2712.8%-$3,126
Total Expenditure$139,126100.0%$156,904100.0%$187,661100.0%$154,416100.0%-$48,535
Net Savings$42,03123.2%$49,53624.0%$12,7166.3%$45,40222.7%+$29,316
Total Disposable Income$181,157%$206,440%$200,377%$199,818%-$19,219

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, RDA Northern Territory: 8.9% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, RDA Northern Territory: 3.2% Clothing & Footwear, RDA Northern Territory: 2.0% Furnishings & equipment , RDA Northern Territory: 4.3% Health, RDA Northern Territory: 3.6% Transport, RDA Northern Territory: 7.9% Communications, RDA Northern Territory: 1.7% Recreation & Culture, RDA Northern Territory: 9.6% Education , RDA Northern Territory: 2.0% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , RDA Northern Territory: 11.7% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , RDA Northern Territory: 16.4% Housing, RDA Northern Territory: 26.0% Utilities, RDA Northern Territory: 2.6% Food, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 9.2% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 9.2% Clothing & Footwear, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 2.5% Furnishings & equipment , Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 3.4% Health, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 2.3% Transport, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 11.8% Communications, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 2.7% Recreation & Culture, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 10.4% Education , Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 2.3% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 19.7% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 16.0% Housing, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 7.3% Utilities, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 3.1%
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, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -$2,323 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -$2,506 Clothing & Footwear, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -$4,923 Furnishings & equipment , Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -$4,011 Health, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -$3,018 Transport, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -$7,625 Communications, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +$200 Recreation & Culture, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -$10,308 Education , Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -$323 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +$4,617 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -$12,440 Housing, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -$2,748 Utilities, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -$3,126
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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