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RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $5,106 in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region, 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 Yorke and Mid North Region2017/182012/13Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureSouth Australia $South Australia %$ per household% of expenditureSouth Australia $South Australia %2012/13 to 2017/18
Food$14,59311.1%$10,32910.6%$12,54410.9%$9,48110.3%+$2,049
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$5,9524.5%$4,1204.2%$5,6754.9%$4,7545.2%+$278
Clothing & Footwear$3,5502.7%$2,7872.9%$2,6782.3%$2,6192.8%+$872
Furnishings & equipment $8,3746.4%$4,4124.5%$6,3025.5%$3,8044.1%+$2,072
Health$10,3377.9%$6,8607.0%$8,2767.2%$5,8336.3%+$2,061
Transport$13,45410.3%$8,8459.1%$13,31311.6%$9,19710.0%+$142
Communications$3,0882.4%$2,3232.4%$2,0891.8%$1,5581.7%+$999
Recreation & Culture$16,58512.7%$9,4839.7%$14,97013.0%$9,1349.9%+$1,615
Education $5,8444.5%$4,4064.5%$6,6205.7%$4,5554.9%-$776
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $12,2279.3%$7,3527.5%$9,0857.9%$6,6877.3%+$3,141
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $23,44117.9%$15,90716.3%$19,84317.2%$14,09515.3%+$3,598
Housing$8,3646.4%$17,05417.5%$9,1397.9%$16,64518.1%-$775
Utilities$5,1063.9%$3,7703.9%$4,6994.1%$3,7244.0%+$406
Total Expenditure$130,915100.0%$97,645100.0%$115,233100.0%$92,085100.0%+$15,683
Net Savings$-16,202-14.1%$10,99210.1%$-9,556-9.0%$15,20914.2%-$6,646
Total Disposable Income$114,713%$108,637%$105,677%$107,294%+$9,037

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 Yorke and Mid North Region: 11.1% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 4.5% Clothing & Footwear, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 2.7% Furnishings & equipment , RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 6.4% Health, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 7.9% Transport, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 10.3% Communications, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 2.4% Recreation & Culture, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 12.7% Education , RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 4.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 9.3% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 17.9% Housing, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 6.4% Utilities, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 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, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +$2,049 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +$278 Clothing & Footwear, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +$872 Furnishings & equipment , RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +$2,072 Health, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +$2,061 Transport, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +$142 Communications, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +$999 Recreation & Culture, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +$1,615 Education , RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -$776 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +$3,141 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +$3,598 Housing, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -$775 Utilities, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +$406
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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