Federation Council area

Household expenditure

In 2021/22, household expenditure on utilities was $5,301 in Federation Council area, higher compared to NSW.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Household expenditure
Federation Council area2021/222016/17Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNSWNSW$$ per household% of expenditureNSWNSW$2016/17 - 2021/22
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$7,7185.3%$5,5154.6%$7,9755.7%$6,2834.9%-257
Clothing & Footwear$6,9314.8%$4,9664.1%$5,6974.1%$4,5243.6%+1,234
Furnishings & equipment $8,4945.9%$6,0475.0%$7,2435.2%$5,6974.5%+1,251
Recreation & Culture$18,93613.1%$13,15010.9%$17,06412.3%$13,04010.3%+1,872
Education $5,6013.9%$4,5343.8%$5,0533.6%$4,4263.5%+548
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $11,9818.3%$8,1586.8%$12,8649.2%$10,2198.0%-883
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $26,74918.5%$17,11814.2%$25,98118.7%$18,47014.5%+768
Total Expenditure$144,676100.0%$120,536100.0%$139,122100.0%$127,207100.0%+5,554
Net Savings$35,45519.7%$32,23421.1%$15,39610.0%$20,59913.9%+20,059
Total Disposable Income$180,1300%$152,7700%$154,5180%$147,8060%+25,612

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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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