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District Council of Mount Remarkable

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $7,854 in District Council of Mount Remarkable, 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
District Council of Mount Remarkable2017/182012/13Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureRegional SA $Regional SA %$ per household% of expenditureRegional SA $Regional SA %2012/13 to 2017/18
Food$11,0618.1%$14,87411.8%$12,7248.0%$12,47611.1%-$1,663
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$8,4676.2%$5,9394.7%$10,0536.3%$5,8695.2%-$1,586
Clothing & Footwear$8,4516.2%$3,4852.8%$8,1145.1%$2,6422.4%+$337
Furnishings & equipment $5,7344.2%$7,5126.0%$7,4654.7%$5,9125.3%-$1,731
Health$8,3526.1%$9,3377.4%$10,7376.7%$7,6046.8%-$2,385
Transport$26,52919.4%$13,58510.8%$26,76616.8%$13,39311.9%-$237
Communications$4,0683.0%$3,0102.4%$2,7921.8%$1,9661.8%+$1,276
Recreation & Culture$9,6737.1%$14,49211.5%$16,34610.3%$13,79712.3%-$6,673
Education $3,4882.5%$5,4254.3%$9,6766.1%$6,1255.5%-$6,188
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $15,33611.2%$11,5469.1%$16,60410.4%$8,8657.9%-$1,269
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $22,16816.2%$22,29317.7%$24,22715.2%$18,50516.5%-$2,059
Housing$5,6394.1%$9,6727.7%$5,9643.7%$10,6069.5%-$325
Utilities$7,8545.7%$5,0554.0%$7,8844.9%$4,4434.0%-$30
Total Expenditure$136,818100.0%$126,223100.0%$159,351100.0%$112,203100.0%-$22,532
Net Savings$-2,961-2.2%$-9,017-7.7%$-36,769-30.0%$-2,549-2.3%+$33,808
Total Disposable Income$133,857%$117,206%$122,582%$109,654%+$11,276

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 SA: 11.8% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Regional SA: 4.7% Clothing & Footwear, Regional SA: 2.8% Furnishings & equipment , Regional SA: 6.0% Health, Regional SA: 7.4% Transport, Regional SA: 10.8% Communications, Regional SA: 2.4% Recreation & Culture, Regional SA: 11.5% Education , Regional SA: 4.3% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Regional SA: 9.1% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Regional SA: 17.7% Housing, Regional SA: 7.7% Utilities, Regional SA: 4.0% Food, District Council of Mount Remarkable: 8.1% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, District Council of Mount Remarkable: 6.2% Clothing & Footwear, District Council of Mount Remarkable: 6.2% Furnishings & equipment , District Council of Mount Remarkable: 4.2% Health, District Council of Mount Remarkable: 6.1% Transport, District Council of Mount Remarkable: 19.4% Communications, District Council of Mount Remarkable: 3.0% Recreation & Culture, District Council of Mount Remarkable: 7.1% Education , District Council of Mount Remarkable: 2.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , District Council of Mount Remarkable: 11.2% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , District Council of Mount Remarkable: 16.2% Housing, District Council of Mount Remarkable: 4.1% Utilities, District Council of Mount Remarkable: 5.7%
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, District Council of Mount Remarkable: -$1,663 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, District Council of Mount Remarkable: -$1,586 Clothing & Footwear, District Council of Mount Remarkable: +$337 Furnishings & equipment , District Council of Mount Remarkable: -$1,731 Health, District Council of Mount Remarkable: -$2,385 Transport, District Council of Mount Remarkable: -$237 Communications, District Council of Mount Remarkable: +$1,276 Recreation & Culture, District Council of Mount Remarkable: -$6,673 Education , District Council of Mount Remarkable: -$6,188 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , District Council of Mount Remarkable: -$1,269 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , District Council of Mount Remarkable: -$2,059 Housing, District Council of Mount Remarkable: -$325 Utilities, District Council of Mount Remarkable: -$30
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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