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Mid North Region

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $7,041 in Mid North Region, 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
Mid North Region2017/182012/13Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureRegional SA $Regional SA %$ per household% of expenditureRegional SA $Regional SA %2012/13 to 2017/18
Food$16,8689.6%$14,87411.8%$14,0959.9%$12,47611.1%+$2,773
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$6,8743.9%$5,9394.7%$6,7994.8%$5,8695.2%+$74
Clothing & Footwear$5,1562.9%$3,4852.8%$2,8912.0%$2,6422.4%+$2,265
Furnishings & equipment $12,8247.3%$7,5126.0%$8,4756.0%$5,9125.3%+$4,349
Health$15,4388.7%$9,3377.4%$10,5287.4%$7,6046.8%+$4,910
Transport$14,7758.4%$13,58510.8%$14,1169.9%$13,39311.9%+$659
Communications$4,4242.5%$3,0102.4%$2,6861.9%$1,9661.8%+$1,738
Recreation & Culture$25,49114.4%$14,49211.5%$21,13614.9%$13,79712.3%+$4,355
Education $8,0254.5%$5,4254.3%$9,4776.7%$6,1255.5%-$1,452
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $17,3209.8%$11,5469.1%$11,3468.0%$8,8657.9%+$5,974
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $32,92618.7%$22,29317.7%$25,44917.9%$18,50516.5%+$7,477
Housing$9,2775.3%$9,6727.7%$9,5376.7%$10,6069.5%-$260
Utilities$7,0414.0%$5,0554.0%$5,6103.9%$4,4434.0%+$1,431
Total Expenditure$176,439100.0%$126,223100.0%$142,145100.0%$112,203100.0%+$34,294
Net Savings$-36,285-25.9%$-9,017-7.7%$-18,087-14.6%$-2,549-2.3%-$18,198
Total Disposable Income$140,154%$117,206%$124,057%$109,654%+$16,096

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, Mid North Region: 9.6% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Mid North Region: 3.9% Clothing & Footwear, Mid North Region: 2.9% Furnishings & equipment , Mid North Region: 7.3% Health, Mid North Region: 8.7% Transport, Mid North Region: 8.4% Communications, Mid North Region: 2.5% Recreation & Culture, Mid North Region: 14.4% Education , Mid North Region: 4.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Mid North Region: 9.8% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Mid North Region: 18.7% Housing, Mid North Region: 5.3% Utilities, Mid North Region: 4.0%
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, Mid North Region: +$2,773 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Mid North Region: +$74 Clothing & Footwear, Mid North Region: +$2,265 Furnishings & equipment , Mid North Region: +$4,349 Health, Mid North Region: +$4,910 Transport, Mid North Region: +$659 Communications, Mid North Region: +$1,738 Recreation & Culture, Mid North Region: +$4,355 Education , Mid North Region: -$1,452 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Mid North Region: +$5,974 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Mid North Region: +$7,477 Housing, Mid North Region: -$260 Utilities, Mid North Region: +$1,431
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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