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City of Mandurah

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $2,742 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Household expenditure
City of Mandurah2017/182008/09Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureWestern Australia $Western Australia %$ per household% of expenditureWestern Australia $Western Australia %2008/09 to 2017/18
Food$10,85510.1%$11,90410.3%$8,12910.7%$10,5789.9%+$2,725
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$2,9592.8%$3,6213.1%$3,6544.8%$4,8814.6%-$695
Clothing & Footwear$4,5804.3%$3,9533.4%$2,8133.7%$3,6873.5%+$1,767
Furnishings & equipment $5,8055.4%$5,2174.5%$3,3344.4%$4,7184.4%+$2,471
Health$10,96210.2%$8,3817.3%$4,6126.1%$6,5976.2%+$6,350
Transport$8,7788.2%$12,02210.4%$7,4009.8%$11,38310.7%+$1,378
Communications$2,5952.4%$2,5602.2%$1,2361.6%$1,7811.7%+$1,359
Recreation & Culture$13,88112.9%$10,1458.8%$6,6098.7%$8,9118.4%+$7,272
Education $4,5554.2%$5,1984.5%$2,4123.2%$4,4814.2%+$2,144
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $5,5305.2%$7,4796.5%$3,9105.2%$6,0335.7%+$1,620
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $17,18616.0%$17,25715.0%$10,96414.5%$16,30215.3%+$6,222
Housing$16,81415.7%$24,47621.2%$17,83823.5%$23,42922.0%-$1,023
Utilities$2,7422.6%$3,0402.6%$2,8583.8%$3,9103.7%-$116
Total Expenditure$107,242100.0%$115,250100.0%$75,769100.0%$106,691100.0%+$31,473
Net Savings$4,8044.3%$24,57517.6%$24,13624.2%$26,91820.1%-$19,332
Total Disposable Income$112,046%$139,825%$99,905%$133,610%+$12,141

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, Western Australia: 10.3% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Western Australia: 3.1% Clothing & Footwear, Western Australia: 3.4% Furnishings & equipment , Western Australia: 4.5% Health, Western Australia: 7.3% Transport, Western Australia: 10.4% Communications, Western Australia: 2.2% Recreation & Culture, Western Australia: 8.8% Education , Western Australia: 4.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Western Australia: 6.5% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Western Australia: 15.0% Housing, Western Australia: 21.2% Utilities, Western Australia: 2.6% Food, City of Mandurah: 10.1% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Mandurah: 2.8% Clothing & Footwear, City of Mandurah: 4.3% Furnishings & equipment , City of Mandurah: 5.4% Health, City of Mandurah: 10.2% Transport, City of Mandurah: 8.2% Communications, City of Mandurah: 2.4% Recreation & Culture, City of Mandurah: 12.9% Education , City of Mandurah: 4.2% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Mandurah: 5.2% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Mandurah: 16.0% Housing, City of Mandurah: 15.7% Utilities, City of Mandurah: 2.6%
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, 2008/09 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2008/09 to 2017/18 Food, City of Mandurah: +$2,725 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Mandurah: -$695 Clothing & Footwear, City of Mandurah: +$1,767 Furnishings & equipment , City of Mandurah: +$2,471 Health, City of Mandurah: +$6,350 Transport, City of Mandurah: +$1,378 Communications, City of Mandurah: +$1,359 Recreation & Culture, City of Mandurah: +$7,272 Education , City of Mandurah: +$2,144 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Mandurah: +$1,620 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Mandurah: +$6,222 Housing, City of Mandurah: -$1,023 Utilities, City of Mandurah: -$116
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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