City of Mandurah

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $2,764 in the City of Mandurah, lower compared to Western Australia.

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
City of Mandurah2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureWestern AustraliaWestern Australia$$ per household% of expenditureWestern AustraliaWestern Australia$2013/14 - 2018/19
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$2,2572.2%$3,6573.2%$4,0673.6%$4,8244.1%-1,810
Clothing & Footwear$3,5343.5%$3,8523.4%$3,6953.3%$3,8693.3%-161
Furnishings & equipment $4,6704.6%$4,8874.3%$5,9145.3%$5,7844.9%-1,244
Recreation & Culture$11,65311.5%$10,0848.9%$10,7569.6%$10,9079.3%+897
Education $4,3174.2%$5,3424.7%$3,7783.4%$5,3304.5%+538
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $5,7075.6%$7,3346.4%$8,1477.2%$8,0556.8%-2,440
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $16,17615.9%$17,29015.2%$17,03515.1%$17,27514.7%-859
Total Expenditure$101,667100.0%$113,750100.0%$112,566100.0%$117,819100.0%-10,899
Net Savings$15,07412.9%$32,51322.2%$18,06613.8%$36,31123.6%-2,992
Total Disposable Income$116,7410%$146,2630%$130,6320%$154,1300%-13,891

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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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