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Northern Midlands Council area

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $4,756 in Northern Midlands Council area, higher compared to Regional TAS.

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
Northern Midlands Council area2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureRegional TAS $Regional TAS %$ per household% of expenditureRegional TAS $Regional TAS %2013/14 to 2018/19
Food$13,0819.5%$11,71111.7%$15,15511.0%$10,40810.9%-$2,073
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$6,8715.0%$5,4005.4%$9,3366.8%$5,9966.3%-$2,465
Clothing & Footwear$6,0074.4%$2,8562.9%$5,2153.8%$2,8633.0%+$792
Furnishings & equipment $8,7596.4%$5,6725.7%$8,0265.8%$4,9285.1%+$734
Health$14,38310.4%$7,5637.6%$11,3958.3%$6,5666.9%+$2,988
Transport$5,8924.3%$7,6057.6%$6,5804.8%$8,5699.0%-$688
Communications$2,9302.1%$2,4652.5%$2,5521.9%$1,7821.9%+$378
Recreation & Culture$17,14912.4%$10,12710.2%$14,87210.8%$9,1909.6%+$2,278
Education $4,1333.0%$3,4973.5%$3,8642.8%$3,2453.4%+$269
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $14,38710.4%$8,2328.3%$14,58310.6%$7,9788.3%-$196
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $26,44319.2%$19,20419.3%$27,76920.2%$18,00118.8%-$1,326
Housing$12,9669.4%$12,13212.2%$13,4699.8%$12,93013.5%-$503
Utilities$4,7563.5%$3,2143.2%$4,9233.6%$3,2573.4%-$166
Total Expenditure$137,758100.0%$99,679100.0%$137,737100.0%$95,713100.0%+$21
Net Savings$-5,190-3.9%$7,1876.7%$-13,244-10.6%$5,0115.0%+$8,054
Total Disposable Income$132,569%$106,865%$124,494%$100,724%+$8,075

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 2018/19
Household expenditure 2018/19 Food, Regional TAS: 11.7% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Regional TAS: 5.4% Clothing & Footwear, Regional TAS: 2.9% Furnishings & equipment , Regional TAS: 5.7% Health, Regional TAS: 7.6% Transport, Regional TAS: 7.6% Communications, Regional TAS: 2.5% Recreation & Culture, Regional TAS: 10.2% Education , Regional TAS: 3.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Regional TAS: 8.3% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Regional TAS: 19.3% Housing, Regional TAS: 12.2% Utilities, Regional TAS: 3.2% Food, Northern Midlands Council area: 9.5% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Northern Midlands Council area: 5.0% Clothing & Footwear, Northern Midlands Council area: 4.4% Furnishings & equipment , Northern Midlands Council area: 6.4% Health, Northern Midlands Council area: 10.4% Transport, Northern Midlands Council area: 4.3% Communications, Northern Midlands Council area: 2.1% Recreation & Culture, Northern Midlands Council area: 12.4% Education , Northern Midlands Council area: 3.0% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Northern Midlands Council area: 10.4% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Northern Midlands Council area: 19.2% Housing, Northern Midlands Council area: 9.4% Utilities, Northern Midlands Council area: 3.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in household expenditure, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in household expenditure, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Food, Northern Midlands Council area: -$2,073 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Northern Midlands Council area: -$2,465 Clothing & Footwear, Northern Midlands Council area: +$792 Furnishings & equipment , Northern Midlands Council area: +$734 Health, Northern Midlands Council area: +$2,988 Transport, Northern Midlands Council area: -$688 Communications, Northern Midlands Council area: +$378 Recreation & Culture, Northern Midlands Council area: +$2,278 Education , Northern Midlands Council area: +$269 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Northern Midlands Council area: -$196 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Northern Midlands Council area: -$1,326 Housing, Northern Midlands Council area: -$503 Utilities, Northern Midlands Council area: -$166
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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