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Port Pirie Regional Council area

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $3,451 in Port Pirie Regional Council area, 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
Port Pirie Regional Council area2017/182012/13Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureRegional SA $Regional SA %$ per household% of expenditureRegional SA $Regional SA %2012/13 to 2017/18
Food$15,57715.0%$14,87411.8%$13,67614.6%$12,47611.1%+$1,901
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$5,4045.2%$5,9394.7%$4,6255.0%$5,8695.2%+$779
Clothing & Footwear$1,8561.8%$3,4852.8%$1,5881.7%$2,6422.4%+$267
Furnishings & equipment $6,9736.7%$7,5126.0%$5,4245.8%$5,9125.3%+$1,549
Health$7,4387.1%$9,3377.4%$6,3346.8%$7,6046.8%+$1,103
Transport$7,8537.5%$13,58510.8%$7,9768.5%$13,39311.9%-$123
Communications$2,4462.4%$3,0102.4%$1,7341.9%$1,9661.8%+$713
Recreation & Culture$13,46612.9%$14,49211.5%$12,36113.2%$13,79712.3%+$1,105
Education $8,0767.8%$5,4254.3%$7,4728.0%$6,1255.5%+$604
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $6,8546.6%$11,5469.1%$4,6935.0%$8,8657.9%+$2,162
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $18,29917.6%$22,29317.7%$16,10117.2%$18,50516.5%+$2,198
Housing$6,3396.1%$9,6727.7%$8,0808.7%$10,6069.5%-$1,740
Utilities$3,4513.3%$5,0554.0%$3,3283.6%$4,4434.0%+$124
Total Expenditure$104,033100.0%$126,223100.0%$93,392100.0%$112,203100.0%+$10,641
Net Savings$-16,585-19.0%$-9,017-7.7%$-3,506-3.9%$-2,549-2.3%-$13,079
Total Disposable Income$87,448%$117,206%$89,886%$109,654%-$2,438

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, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 15.0% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 5.2% Clothing & Footwear, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1.8% Furnishings & equipment , Port Pirie Regional Council area: 6.7% Health, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 7.1% Transport, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 7.5% Communications, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 2.4% Recreation & Culture, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 12.9% Education , Port Pirie Regional Council area: 7.8% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Port Pirie Regional Council area: 6.6% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Port Pirie Regional Council area: 17.6% Housing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 6.1% Utilities, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 3.3%
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, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$1,901 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$779 Clothing & Footwear, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$267 Furnishings & equipment , Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$1,549 Health, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$1,103 Transport, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -$123 Communications, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$713 Recreation & Culture, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$1,105 Education , Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$604 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$2,162 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$2,198 Housing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -$1,740 Utilities, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$124
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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