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RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $4,454 in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island, higher 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Household expenditure
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island2017/182012/13Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureSouth Australia $South Australia %$ per household% of expenditureSouth Australia $South Australia %2012/13 to 2017/18
Food$10,65610.1%$10,32910.6%$8,7269.2%$9,48110.3%+$1,930
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,9124.7%$4,1204.2%$4,9835.2%$4,7545.2%-$71
Clothing & Footwear$4,0453.8%$2,7872.9%$3,7103.9%$2,6192.8%+$335
Furnishings & equipment $4,3574.1%$4,4124.5%$3,6433.8%$3,8044.1%+$714
Health$6,5486.2%$6,8607.0%$5,1195.4%$5,8336.3%+$1,429
Transport$10,96210.4%$8,8459.1%$11,41512.0%$9,19710.0%-$454
Communications$2,4922.4%$2,3232.4%$1,5961.7%$1,5581.7%+$896
Recreation & Culture$8,4988.1%$9,4839.7%$7,9538.4%$9,1349.9%+$544
Education $4,2594.0%$4,4064.5%$4,1204.3%$4,5554.9%+$138
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $8,8838.4%$7,3527.5%$7,4787.9%$6,6877.3%+$1,405
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $16,29515.5%$15,90716.3%$13,59914.3%$14,09515.3%+$2,696
Housing$18,96818.0%$17,05417.5%$18,92719.9%$16,64518.1%+$42
Utilities$4,4544.2%$3,7703.9%$3,8734.1%$3,7244.0%+$581
Total Expenditure$105,329100.0%$97,645100.0%$95,143100.0%$92,085100.0%+$10,186
Net Savings$13,02611.0%$10,99210.1%$21,40018.4%$15,20914.2%-$8,374
Total Disposable Income$118,355%$108,637%$116,543%$107,294%+$1,812

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, South Australia: 10.6% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, South Australia: 4.2% Clothing & Footwear, South Australia: 2.9% Furnishings & equipment , South Australia: 4.5% Health, South Australia: 7.0% Transport, South Australia: 9.1% Communications, South Australia: 2.4% Recreation & Culture, South Australia: 9.7% Education , South Australia: 4.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , South Australia: 7.5% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , South Australia: 16.3% Housing, South Australia: 17.5% Utilities, South Australia: 3.9% Food, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 10.1% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 4.7% Clothing & Footwear, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 3.8% Furnishings & equipment , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 4.1% Health, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 6.2% Transport, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 10.4% Communications, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 2.4% Recreation & Culture, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 8.1% Education , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 4.0% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 8.4% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 15.5% Housing, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 18.0% Utilities, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 4.2%
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, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Food, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$1,930 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -$71 Clothing & Footwear, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$335 Furnishings & equipment , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$714 Health, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$1,429 Transport, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -$454 Communications, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$896 Recreation & Culture, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$544 Education , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$138 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$1,405 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$2,696 Housing, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$42 Utilities, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$581
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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