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Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $3,000 in Lithgow City Council , 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Household expenditure
Lithgow City Council 2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2013/14 to 2018/19
Food$10,37911.8%$10,8638.9%$10,78811.1%$10,1698.7%-$409
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,2284.8%$4,3223.6%$5,9886.2%$5,0284.3%-$1,760
Clothing & Footwear$4,5765.2%$4,6533.8%$4,8455.0%$4,0413.4%-$269
Furnishings & equipment $5,2746.0%$5,3094.4%$5,3155.5%$4,6213.9%-$41
Health$4,7815.4%$6,7675.6%$6,7306.9%$6,4655.5%-$1,949
Transport$4,1784.7%$12,55310.3%$4,3134.4%$13,12211.2%-$136
Communications$2,3392.7%$2,5442.1%$1,9382.0%$1,7731.5%+$401
Recreation & Culture$13,67415.5%$12,73210.5%$15,11315.6%$11,99410.2%-$1,439
Education $4,9655.6%$5,5504.6%$4,5404.7%$5,6584.8%+$424
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $5,6966.5%$9,3097.7%$6,8827.1%$8,8227.5%-$1,186
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $15,08217.1%$18,25515.0%$17,58918.1%$17,44414.9%-$2,507
Housing$10,03011.4%$25,23720.8%$9,83410.1%$24,56620.9%+$195
Utilities$3,0003.4%$3,4692.9%$3,3053.4%$3,5613.0%-$305
Total Expenditure$88,201100.0%$121,562100.0%$97,179100.0%$117,265100.0%-$8,978
Net Savings$5,3585.7%$16,63712.0%$10,4469.7%$23,36116.6%-$5,088
Total Disposable Income$93,560%$138,199%$107,626%$140,626%-$14,066

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 2018/19
Household expenditure 2018/19 Food, New South Wales: 8.9% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, New South Wales: 3.6% Clothing & Footwear, New South Wales: 3.8% Furnishings & equipment , New South Wales: 4.4% Health, New South Wales: 5.6% Transport, New South Wales: 10.3% Communications, New South Wales: 2.1% Recreation & Culture, New South Wales: 10.5% Education , New South Wales: 4.6% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , New South Wales: 7.7% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , New South Wales: 15.0% Housing, New South Wales: 20.8% Utilities, New South Wales: 2.9% Food, Lithgow City Council : 11.8% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Lithgow City Council : 4.8% Clothing & Footwear, Lithgow City Council : 5.2% Furnishings & equipment , Lithgow City Council : 6.0% Health, Lithgow City Council : 5.4% Transport, Lithgow City Council : 4.7% Communications, Lithgow City Council : 2.7% Recreation & Culture, Lithgow City Council : 15.5% Education , Lithgow City Council : 5.6% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Lithgow City Council : 6.5% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Lithgow City Council : 17.1% Housing, Lithgow City Council : 11.4% Utilities, Lithgow City Council : 3.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in household expenditure, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in household expenditure, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Food, Lithgow City Council : -$409 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Lithgow City Council : -$1,760 Clothing & Footwear, Lithgow City Council : -$269 Furnishings & equipment , Lithgow City Council : -$41 Health, Lithgow City Council : -$1,949 Transport, Lithgow City Council : -$136 Communications, Lithgow City Council : +$401 Recreation & Culture, Lithgow City Council : -$1,439 Education , Lithgow City Council : +$424 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Lithgow City Council : -$1,186 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Lithgow City Council : -$2,507 Housing, Lithgow City Council : +$195 Utilities, Lithgow City Council : -$305
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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