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Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $2,402 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 2017/182012/13Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2012/13 to 2017/18
Food$9,12910.4%$10,6348.8%$8,7129.3%$9,7918.6%+$418
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,7934.3%$4,3233.6%$4,8675.2%$4,8124.2%-$1,075
Clothing & Footwear$3,7664.3%$4,7053.9%$4,0144.3%$3,6853.2%-$248
Furnishings & equipment $4,6875.3%$5,5334.6%$4,3714.7%$4,5124.0%+$316
Health$4,3364.9%$6,6195.5%$5,4285.8%$6,3025.5%-$1,092
Transport$10,61912.1%$12,71410.5%$12,81813.7%$13,33811.7%-$2,198
Communications$2,1392.4%$2,6312.2%$1,6251.7%$1,7411.5%+$514
Recreation & Culture$12,01713.7%$12,97610.7%$12,32713.2%$11,91410.5%-$310
Education $4,7135.4%$5,4274.5%$3,6353.9%$5,4594.8%+$1,079
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $7,6358.7%$9,1627.6%$8,2448.8%$8,4187.4%-$609
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $13,63215.6%$18,10415.0%$14,38115.4%$16,59314.6%-$749
Housing$8,73210.0%$24,74020.5%$10,19410.9%$24,11021.2%-$1,462
Utilities$2,4022.7%$3,2432.7%$2,7673.0%$3,2712.9%-$365
Total Expenditure$87,600100.0%$120,810100.0%$93,381100.0%$113,946100.0%-$5,781
Net Savings$4,8275.2%$17,76012.8%$8,3668.2%$20,04415.0%-$3,539
Total Disposable Income$92,428%$138,571%$101,747%$133,990%-$9,320

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, New South Wales: 8.8% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, New South Wales: 3.6% Clothing & Footwear, New South Wales: 3.9% Furnishings & equipment , New South Wales: 4.6% Health, New South Wales: 5.5% Transport, New South Wales: 10.5% Communications, New South Wales: 2.2% Recreation & Culture, New South Wales: 10.7% Education , New South Wales: 4.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , New South Wales: 7.6% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , New South Wales: 15.0% Housing, New South Wales: 20.5% Utilities, New South Wales: 2.7% Food, Lithgow City Council : 10.4% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Lithgow City Council : 4.3% Clothing & Footwear, Lithgow City Council : 4.3% Furnishings & equipment , Lithgow City Council : 5.3% Health, Lithgow City Council : 4.9% Transport, Lithgow City Council : 12.1% Communications, Lithgow City Council : 2.4% Recreation & Culture, Lithgow City Council : 13.7% Education , Lithgow City Council : 5.4% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Lithgow City Council : 8.7% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Lithgow City Council : 15.6% Housing, Lithgow City Council : 10.0% Utilities, Lithgow City Council : 2.7%
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, Lithgow City Council : +$418 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Lithgow City Council : -$1,075 Clothing & Footwear, Lithgow City Council : -$248 Furnishings & equipment , Lithgow City Council : +$316 Health, Lithgow City Council : -$1,092 Transport, Lithgow City Council : -$2,198 Communications, Lithgow City Council : +$514 Recreation & Culture, Lithgow City Council : -$310 Education , Lithgow City Council : +$1,079 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Lithgow City Council : -$609 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Lithgow City Council : -$749 Housing, Lithgow City Council : -$1,462 Utilities, Lithgow City Council : -$365
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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