Eurobodalla Shire

Household expenditure

In 2019/20, household expenditure on utilities was $2,426 in Eurobodalla Shire, lower compared to New South Wales.

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
Eurobodalla Shire2019/202014/15Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South WalesNew South Wales$$ per household% of expenditureNew South WalesNew South Wales$2014/15 - 2019/20
Food$6,8179.1%$10,9859.2%$6,9858.4%$10,2128.3%-168
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$2,9193.9%$4,8194.1%$3,7404.5%$5,5824.5%-821
Clothing & Footwear$2,4713.3%$4,1963.5%$2,6433.2%$4,0273.3%-172
Furnishings & equipment $3,2724.3%$5,2084.4%$3,3594.0%$4,8954.0%-87
Health$4,0595.4%$6,7335.7%$4,4955.4%$6,6715.4%-436
Transport$6,5168.7%$11,0329.3%$8,46110.1%$13,64911.1%-1,945
Communications$1,4291.9%$2,3802.0%$1,2041.4%$1,8081.5%+225
Recreation & Culture$8,71011.6%$11,85510.0%$9,85011.8%$12,63710.3%-1,140
Education $3,4814.6%$5,9555.0%$3,8274.6%$5,9824.9%-346
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $4,7676.3%$7,8256.6%$6,7598.1%$9,5687.8%-1,992
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $10,48913.9%$17,84315.0%$11,99814.4%$18,33214.9%-1,509
Housing$17,96723.9%$26,23222.1%$17,48820.9%$25,70620.9%+479
Utilities$2,4263.2%$3,7493.2%$2,7213.3%$3,9073.2%-295
Total Expenditure$75,324100.0%$118,810100.0%$83,531100.0%$122,975100.0%-8,207
Net Savings$25,72725.5%$25,71817.8%$21,78420.7%$19,38913.6%+3,943
Total Disposable Income$101,0510%$144,5280%$105,3140%$142,3650%-4,263

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). 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

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