City of Moreland

Household expenditure

In 2019/20, household expenditure on utilities was $4,741 in the City of Moreland, 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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Household expenditure
City of Moreland2019/202014/15Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureVictoriaVictoria$$ per household% of expenditureVictoriaVictoria$2014/15 - 2019/20
Food$9,5079.2%$10,9959.7%$9,0618.5%$10,3899.0%+446
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,6103.5%$4,1963.7%$4,5294.3%$5,1714.5%-918
Clothing & Footwear$3,5003.4%$4,0433.6%$3,4573.3%$3,9283.4%+43
Furnishings & equipment $4,5894.4%$5,3454.7%$4,3024.1%$4,9404.3%+287
Health$6,9256.7%$8,0107.1%$6,9676.6%$7,9536.9%-42
Transport$9,2869.0%$10,6279.4%$11,59510.9%$12,98711.3%-2,309
Communications$2,0822.0%$2,4162.1%$1,5951.5%$1,8191.6%+487
Recreation & Culture$9,2759.0%$10,9839.7%$9,6269.1%$11,2509.8%-351
Education $5,2235.0%$6,4595.7%$5,4285.1%$6,4455.6%-206
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $4,6954.5%$5,1814.6%$5,5945.3%$6,3095.5%-899
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $14,61314.1%$17,11915.2%$14,92914.1%$17,17814.9%-317
Housing$25,44524.6%$21,96019.5%$24,14822.8%$21,13118.4%+1,297
Utilities$4,7414.6%$5,5474.9%$4,8134.5%$5,5704.8%-72
Total Expenditure$103,491100.0%$112,880100.0%$106,045100.0%$115,070100.0%-2,554
Net Savings$11,1829.8%$15,52512.1%$12,56110.6%$12,87910.1%-1,379
Total Disposable Income$114,6730%$128,4050%$118,6060%$127,9490%-3,933

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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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