Hume City

Household expenditure

In 2022/23, household expenditure on utilities was $4,345 in Hume City, lower 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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Household expenditure
Hume City2022/232016/17Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureVictoriaVictoria$$ per household% of expenditureVictoriaVictoria$2016/17 - 2022/23
Food$9,5169.7%$11,2469.6%$10,3799.4%$11,3279.3%-863
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,5153.6%$4,1463.5%$5,5705.0%$6,0735.0%-2,055
Clothing & Footwear$4,4824.6%$5,2684.5%$3,7203.4%$4,0493.3%+762
Furnishings & equipment $4,4414.5%$5,2444.5%$4,9654.5%$5,4204.5%-524
Health$7,4687.6%$9,0917.7%$7,4086.7%$8,4917.0%+60
Transport$11,23011.4%$12,03010.2%$14,65213.3%$14,91412.3%-3,422
Communications$1,9932.0%$2,3972.0%$1,8831.7%$2,0731.7%+110
Recreation & Culture$11,18611.4%$13,33311.3%$10,5429.5%$11,5749.5%+645
Education $4,7214.8%$5,0794.3%$4,9684.5%$5,0574.2%-247
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $5,1885.3%$6,5705.6%$6,1745.6%$7,0085.8%-986
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $12,74913.0%$15,61913.3%$15,45114.0%$17,19914.2%-2,702
Housing$17,54517.8%$22,36319.0%$19,79217.9%$22,65418.7%-2,247
Utilities$4,3454.4%$5,2424.5%$4,9964.5%$5,5594.6%-651
Total Expenditure$98,379100.0%$117,628100.0%$110,498100.0%$121,400100.0%-12,120
Net Savings$11,21510.2%$15,17211.4%$9,5097.9%$11,8948.9%+1,706
Total Disposable Income$109,5940%$132,8000%$120,0070%$133,2950%-10,413

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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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