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Wattle Range Council area

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $5,491 in Wattle Range Council area, higher compared to Regional SA.

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
Wattle Range Council area2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureRegional SA $Regional SA %$ per household% of expenditureRegional SA $Regional SA %2013/14 to 2018/19
Food$11,94110.6%$14,34112.5%$15,82114.0%$13,97412.3%-$3,880
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$6,4915.8%$5,7205.0%$6,1065.4%$7,1976.3%+$384
Clothing & Footwear$2,5982.3%$3,2632.8%$2,2562.0%$2,9002.5%+$342
Furnishings & equipment $6,8646.1%$7,2306.3%$6,4985.7%$6,3335.6%+$366
Health$13,34911.8%$9,5478.3%$10,7509.5%$8,8757.8%+$2,599
Transport$4,0653.6%$4,8504.2%$4,1013.6%$5,0784.5%-$36
Communications$4,0033.5%$2,8022.4%$2,3222.0%$2,1571.9%+$1,682
Recreation & Culture$19,86817.6%$15,61613.6%$14,79913.1%$14,77013.0%+$5,069
Education $3,0442.7%$5,3594.7%$8,2267.3%$6,5155.7%-$5,182
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $8,5117.5%$9,6568.4%$7,7576.8%$8,8197.8%+$755
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $18,79316.7%$21,67718.9%$20,93818.5%$21,30618.7%-$2,145
Housing$7,7596.9%$10,1268.8%$8,4967.5%$11,0909.7%-$737
Utilities$5,4914.9%$4,3393.8%$5,2424.6%$4,7434.2%+$249
Total Expenditure$112,777100.0%$114,527100.0%$113,310100.0%$113,758100.0%-$533
Net Savings$4,0153.4%$4,7314.0%$-1,902-1.7%$-758-0.7%+$5,917
Total Disposable Income$116,792%$119,259%$111,408%$113,000%+$5,384

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 SA: 12.5% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Regional SA: 5.0% Clothing & Footwear, Regional SA: 2.8% Furnishings & equipment , Regional SA: 6.3% Health, Regional SA: 8.3% Transport, Regional SA: 4.2% Communications, Regional SA: 2.4% Recreation & Culture, Regional SA: 13.6% Education , Regional SA: 4.7% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Regional SA: 8.4% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Regional SA: 18.9% Housing, Regional SA: 8.8% Utilities, Regional SA: 3.8% Food, Wattle Range Council area: 10.6% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Wattle Range Council area: 5.8% Clothing & Footwear, Wattle Range Council area: 2.3% Furnishings & equipment , Wattle Range Council area: 6.1% Health, Wattle Range Council area: 11.8% Transport, Wattle Range Council area: 3.6% Communications, Wattle Range Council area: 3.5% Recreation & Culture, Wattle Range Council area: 17.6% Education , Wattle Range Council area: 2.7% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Wattle Range Council area: 7.5% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Wattle Range Council area: 16.7% Housing, Wattle Range Council area: 6.9% Utilities, Wattle Range Council area: 4.9%
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, Wattle Range Council area: -$3,880 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Wattle Range Council area: +$384 Clothing & Footwear, Wattle Range Council area: +$342 Furnishings & equipment , Wattle Range Council area: +$366 Health, Wattle Range Council area: +$2,599 Transport, Wattle Range Council area: -$36 Communications, Wattle Range Council area: +$1,682 Recreation & Culture, Wattle Range Council area: +$5,069 Education , Wattle Range Council area: -$5,182 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Wattle Range Council area: +$755 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Wattle Range Council area: -$2,145 Housing, Wattle Range Council area: -$737 Utilities, Wattle Range Council area: +$249
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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