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RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $4,310 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 Island2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureSouth Australia $South Australia %$ per household% of expenditureSouth Australia $South Australia %2013/14 to 2018/19
Food$11,45110.5%$10,40510.6%$10,07210.1%$9,66110.4%+$1,379
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,5664.2%$4,1604.2%$5,6645.7%$4,9815.3%-$1,098
Clothing & Footwear$4,3044.0%$2,6132.7%$4,0654.1%$2,4522.6%+$238
Furnishings & equipment $5,1524.7%$4,4774.6%$4,1474.2%$3,7754.0%+$1,006
Health$8,2427.6%$7,0807.2%$6,3156.3%$5,9656.4%+$1,927
Transport$4,6834.3%$8,6538.8%$4,9975.0%$9,0489.7%-$314
Communications$2,6912.5%$2,2572.3%$1,8491.9%$1,5811.7%+$842
Recreation & Culture$10,88710.0%$9,7409.9%$9,2659.3%$8,9239.6%+$1,622
Education $4,8264.4%$4,5314.6%$4,5704.6%$4,7065.0%+$256
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $8,9178.2%$7,4887.6%$8,4478.5%$6,7407.2%+$470
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $19,03517.5%$15,93316.2%$16,42316.5%$14,79515.9%+$2,613
Housing$19,57118.0%$17,51117.8%$19,55719.6%$17,03618.3%+$15
Utilities$4,3104.0%$3,4983.6%$4,1554.2%$3,5813.8%+$155
Total Expenditure$108,636100.0%$98,346100.0%$99,526100.0%$93,244100.0%+$9,110
Net Savings$24,15218.2%$22,67718.7%$21,84318.0%$18,40416.5%+$2,309
Total Disposable Income$132,788%$121,023%$121,369%$111,648%+$11,418

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, South Australia: 10.6% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, South Australia: 4.2% Clothing & Footwear, South Australia: 2.7% Furnishings & equipment , South Australia: 4.6% Health, South Australia: 7.2% Transport, South Australia: 8.8% Communications, South Australia: 2.3% Recreation & Culture, South Australia: 9.9% Education , South Australia: 4.6% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , South Australia: 7.6% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , South Australia: 16.2% Housing, South Australia: 17.8% Utilities, South Australia: 3.6% Food, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 10.5% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 4.2% Clothing & Footwear, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 4.0% Furnishings & equipment , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 4.7% Health, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 7.6% Transport, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 4.3% Communications, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 2.5% Recreation & Culture, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 10.0% Education , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 4.4% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 8.2% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 17.5% Housing, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 18.0% Utilities, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: 4.0%
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, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$1,379 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -$1,098 Clothing & Footwear, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$238 Furnishings & equipment , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$1,006 Health, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$1,927 Transport, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -$314 Communications, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$842 Recreation & Culture, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$1,622 Education , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$256 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$470 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$2,613 Housing, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$15 Utilities, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +$155
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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