City of Playford

Household expenditure

In 2020/21, household expenditure on utilities was $3,673 in the City of Playford, lower compared to South 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 Playford2020/212015/16Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureSouth AustraliaSouth Australia$$ per household% of expenditureSouth AustraliaSouth Australia$2015/16 - 2020/21
Food$9,24910.8%$10,57010.5%$8,73810.6%$10,36810.4%+512
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,8264.5%$4,7484.7%$4,5725.6%$5,8885.9%-746
Clothing & Footwear$2,2822.7%$2,8692.9%$1,9792.4%$2,6002.6%+304
Furnishings & equipment $4,0904.8%$4,8984.9%$3,2574.0%$4,0794.1%+833
Health$6,1477.2%$7,4257.4%$5,3426.5%$6,6906.7%+804
Transport$7,0888.3%$7,7517.7%$7,9849.7%$9,4219.4%-896
Communications$1,7322.0%$2,1552.1%$1,3471.6%$1,7371.7%+385
Recreation & Culture$8,81610.3%$10,25510.2%$7,4899.1%$9,1699.2%+1,326
Education $4,0774.8%$4,9735.0%$3,8474.7%$4,7454.8%+231
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $5,1496.0%$6,9496.9%$5,4676.7%$7,4197.4%-318
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $12,52714.7%$14,68514.6%$12,31515.0%$15,17515.2%+212
Housing$16,68019.5%$18,87318.8%$16,15719.7%$18,31418.4%+522
Utilities$3,6734.3%$4,1094.1%$3,5944.4%$4,1184.1%+78
Total Expenditure$85,336100.0%$100,260100.0%$82,088100.0%$99,723100.0%+3,248
Net Savings$4,3964.9%$21,50817.7%$5140.6%$15,54513.5%+3,883
Total Disposable Income$89,7320%$121,7680%$82,6010%$115,2690%+7,130

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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City of Playford

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