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City of Moreland

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $4,355 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Household expenditure
City of Moreland2017/182005/06Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureVictoria $Victoria %$ per household% of expenditureVictoria $Victoria %2005/06 to 2017/18
Food$6,9468.2%$10,6219.3%$8,3659.3%$9,6449.7%-$1,420
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$2,7873.3%$3,7663.3%$5,0885.6%$5,0145.0%-$2,301
Clothing & Footwear$3,6494.3%$4,5234.0%$2,7513.0%$2,6382.6%+$899
Furnishings & equipment $3,0183.6%$5,3234.7%$3,0423.4%$3,8943.9%-$24
Health$5,9947.1%$8,0537.1%$5,2795.8%$6,1676.2%+$715
Transport$9,31111.0%$12,34010.8%$10,30111.4%$11,17111.2%-$990
Communications$2,3202.7%$2,6662.3%$1,4271.6%$1,5271.5%+$892
Recreation & Culture$5,8006.8%$11,82810.4%$7,4258.2%$10,24510.3%-$1,625
Education $2,7833.3%$5,9825.2%$3,1953.5%$5,1885.2%-$412
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $4,8425.7%$6,1915.4%$6,7717.5%$6,1006.1%-$1,929
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $12,02614.2%$17,54215.4%$13,68615.2%$14,81914.9%-$1,659
Housing$21,03424.8%$20,30117.8%$18,43920.4%$18,22418.3%+$2,596
Utilities$4,3555.1%$4,9094.3%$4,4865.0%$5,0255.0%-$132
Total Expenditure$84,863100.0%$114,045100.0%$90,254100.0%$99,657100.0%-$5,391
Net Savings$18,80818.1%$3,9693.4%$-2,470-2.8%$2,4472.4%+$21,278
Total Disposable Income$103,672%$118,014%$87,784%$102,105%+$15,887

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, Victoria: 9.3% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Victoria: 3.3% Clothing & Footwear, Victoria: 4.0% Furnishings & equipment , Victoria: 4.7% Health, Victoria: 7.1% Transport, Victoria: 10.8% Communications, Victoria: 2.3% Recreation & Culture, Victoria: 10.4% Education , Victoria: 5.2% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Victoria: 5.4% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Victoria: 15.4% Housing, Victoria: 17.8% Utilities, Victoria: 4.3% Food, City of Moreland: 8.2% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Moreland: 3.3% Clothing & Footwear, City of Moreland: 4.3% Furnishings & equipment , City of Moreland: 3.6% Health, City of Moreland: 7.1% Transport, City of Moreland: 11.0% Communications, City of Moreland: 2.7% Recreation & Culture, City of Moreland: 6.8% Education , City of Moreland: 3.3% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Moreland: 5.7% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Moreland: 14.2% Housing, City of Moreland: 24.8% Utilities, City of Moreland: 5.1%
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, 2005/06 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2005/06 to 2017/18 Food, City of Moreland: -$1,420 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Moreland: -$2,301 Clothing & Footwear, City of Moreland: +$899 Furnishings & equipment , City of Moreland: -$24 Health, City of Moreland: +$715 Transport, City of Moreland: -$990 Communications, City of Moreland: +$892 Recreation & Culture, City of Moreland: -$1,625 Education , City of Moreland: -$412 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Moreland: -$1,929 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Moreland: -$1,659 Housing, City of Moreland: +$2,596 Utilities, City of Moreland: -$132
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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