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District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $4,202 in District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula, lower 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
District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureRegional SA $Regional SA %$ per household% of expenditureRegional SA $Regional SA %2013/14 to 2018/19
Food$14,98611.8%$14,34112.5%$13,37210.2%$13,97412.3%+$1,614
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,4273.5%$5,7205.0%$5,7004.4%$7,1976.3%-$1,273
Clothing & Footwear$5,7044.5%$3,2632.8%$5,7334.4%$2,9002.5%-$29
Furnishings & equipment $6,4095.0%$7,2306.3%$6,3384.8%$6,3335.6%+$71
Health$9,2647.3%$9,5478.3%$8,9646.9%$8,8757.8%+$300
Transport$5,2464.1%$4,8504.2%$6,2554.8%$5,0784.5%-$1,009
Communications$2,6352.1%$2,8022.4%$2,5592.0%$2,1571.9%+$76
Recreation & Culture$13,41810.6%$15,61613.6%$15,38211.8%$14,77013.0%-$1,963
Education $7,1665.6%$5,3594.7%$6,3164.8%$6,5155.7%+$851
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $14,19511.2%$9,6568.4%$13,11810.0%$8,8197.8%+$1,077
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $24,00718.9%$21,67718.9%$25,38919.4%$21,30618.7%-$1,382
Housing$15,27512.0%$10,1268.8%$17,06613.0%$11,0909.7%-$1,791
Utilities$4,2023.3%$4,3393.8%$4,6013.5%$4,7434.2%-$399
Total Expenditure$126,935100.0%$114,527100.0%$130,793100.0%$113,758100.0%-$3,859
Net Savings$11,3198.2%$4,7314.0%$11,2317.9%$-758-0.7%+$88
Total Disposable Income$138,254%$119,259%$142,025%$113,000%-$3,771

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, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 11.8% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 3.5% Clothing & Footwear, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 4.5% Furnishings & equipment , District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 5.0% Health, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 7.3% Transport, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 4.1% Communications, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 2.1% Recreation & Culture, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 10.6% Education , District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 5.6% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 11.2% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 18.9% Housing, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 12.0% Utilities, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 3.3%
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, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$1,614 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$1,273 Clothing & Footwear, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$29 Furnishings & equipment , District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$71 Health, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$300 Transport, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$1,009 Communications, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$76 Recreation & Culture, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$1,963 Education , District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$851 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$1,077 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$1,382 Housing, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$1,791 Utilities, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$399
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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