RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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District Council of Mount Remarkable

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $8,584 in District Council of Mount Remarkable, 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.

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Household expenditure
District Council of Mount Remarkable2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureSouth AustraliaSouth Australia$$ per household% of expenditureSouth AustraliaSouth Australia$2013/14 - 2018/19
Food$13,87210.8%$10,40510.6%$11,97510.3%$9,66110.4%+1,897
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$10,5658.3%$4,1604.2%$9,7818.4%$4,9815.3%+785
Clothing & Footwear$8,1766.4%$2,6132.7%$6,4355.6%$2,4522.6%+1,741
Furnishings & equipment $7,0685.5%$4,4774.6%$6,0295.2%$3,7754.0%+1,039
Health$11,5319.0%$7,0807.2%$9,8138.5%$5,9656.4%+1,718
Transport$4,4223.5%$8,6538.8%$4,8204.2%$9,0489.7%-399
Communications$4,9533.9%$2,2572.3%$2,8412.5%$1,5811.7%+2,112
Recreation & Culture$12,4899.8%$9,7409.9%$13,40911.6%$8,9239.6%-920
Education $4,0743.2%$4,5314.6%$5,8905.1%$4,7065.0%-1,816
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $10,8608.5%$7,4887.6%$10,6439.2%$6,7407.2%+217
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $26,08520.4%$15,93316.2%$21,19418.3%$14,79515.9%+4,891
Housing$5,2334.1%$17,51117.8%$5,9115.1%$17,03618.3%-678
Utilities$8,5846.7%$3,4983.6%$7,0916.1%$3,5813.8%+1,494
Total Expenditure$127,914100.0%$98,346100.0%$115,833100.0%$93,244100.0%+12,081
Net Savings$7,5885.6%$22,67718.7%$12,0619.4%$18,40416.5%-4,473
Total Disposable Income$135,5010%$121,0230%$127,8930%$111,6480%+7,608

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

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