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Goondiwindi Regional Council area

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $6,985 in Goondiwindi Regional Council area, higher compared to Regional QLD.

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
Goondiwindi Regional Council area2017/182012/13Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureRegional QLD $Regional QLD %$ per household% of expenditureRegional QLD $Regional QLD %2012/13 to 2017/18
Food$23,43312.9%$12,04611.4%$19,41311.1%$11,07511.0%+$4,020
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$7,0073.9%$4,4144.2%$10,3845.9%$4,6974.7%-$3,376
Clothing & Footwear$3,1951.8%$2,7742.6%$3,6172.1%$2,6872.7%-$422
Furnishings & equipment $15,9028.8%$5,7675.5%$12,9517.4%$5,2365.2%+$2,951
Health$15,8878.8%$7,4227.0%$11,8296.7%$6,8266.8%+$4,058
Transport$15,9868.8%$10,3359.8%$15,3778.8%$11,44611.4%+$609
Communications$3,4011.9%$2,5492.4%$2,2971.3%$1,6771.7%+$1,104
Recreation & Culture$23,01612.7%$11,56911.0%$29,58716.9%$11,25811.2%-$6,571
Education $8,2744.6%$4,4204.2%$12,1326.9%$4,3684.3%-$3,859
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $11,9876.6%$6,5126.2%$16,8659.6%$5,9165.9%-$4,878
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $33,79418.7%$16,77115.9%$24,42413.9%$14,60014.5%+$9,369
Housing$12,2716.8%$16,76415.9%$10,7246.1%$17,28617.2%+$1,547
Utilities$6,9853.9%$3,9683.8%$5,9643.4%$3,6633.6%+$1,021
Total Expenditure$181,138100.0%$105,311100.0%$175,564100.0%$100,736100.0%+$5,574
Net Savings$-18,401-11.3%$7,6416.8%$-32,410-22.6%$14,24112.4%+$14,009
Total Disposable Income$162,737%$112,952%$143,155%$114,977%+$19,583

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, Regional QLD: 11.4% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Regional QLD: 4.2% Clothing & Footwear, Regional QLD: 2.6% Furnishings & equipment , Regional QLD: 5.5% Health, Regional QLD: 7.0% Transport, Regional QLD: 9.8% Communications, Regional QLD: 2.4% Recreation & Culture, Regional QLD: 11.0% Education , Regional QLD: 4.2% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Regional QLD: 6.2% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Regional QLD: 15.9% Housing, Regional QLD: 15.9% Utilities, Regional QLD: 3.8% Food, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 12.9% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 3.9% Clothing & Footwear, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 1.8% Furnishings & equipment , Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 8.8% Health, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 8.8% Transport, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 8.8% Communications, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 1.9% Recreation & Culture, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 12.7% Education , Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 4.6% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 6.6% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 18.7% Housing, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 6.8% Utilities, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 3.9%
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, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +$4,020 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -$3,376 Clothing & Footwear, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -$422 Furnishings & equipment , Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +$2,951 Health, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +$4,058 Transport, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +$609 Communications, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +$1,104 Recreation & Culture, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -$6,571 Education , Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -$3,859 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -$4,878 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +$9,369 Housing, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +$1,547 Utilities, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +$1,021
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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