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Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $12,053 in the Scenic Rim Regional Council, lower compared to Queensland.

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
Scenic Rim Regional Council2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureQueenslandQueensland$$ per household% of expenditureQueenslandQueensland$2013/14 - 2018/19
Food$10,54611.6%$11,05110.2%$10,33111.8%$10,77310.0%+214
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$5,0485.5%$3,9753.7%$5,2866.0%$4,8044.5%-238
Clothing & Footwear$2,8883.2%$3,8843.6%$2,3712.7%$3,4773.2%+517
Furnishings & equipment $4,4524.9%$5,3744.9%$4,4065.0%$5,2534.9%+46
Health$6,4967.1%$7,7707.1%$6,1517.0%$7,4056.9%+345
Transport$3,7714.1%$10,0829.3%$4,2724.9%$11,09410.3%-500
Communications$2,0372.2%$2,5562.3%$1,3341.5%$1,8141.7%+703
Recreation & Culture$9,33610.2%$11,22810.3%$8,5939.8%$11,14810.3%+743
Education $4,0584.5%$4,7254.3%$3,8044.3%$4,8174.5%+254
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $7,0267.7%$7,3086.7%$7,4188.5%$7,4566.9%-392
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $13,40014.7%$17,05715.7%$13,26215.1%$16,23415.0%+138
Housing$10,04211.0%$11,70610.8%$13,01614.8%$15,02113.9%-2,974
Utilities$12,05313.2%$12,06311.1%$7,4438.5%$8,6388.0%+4,610
Total Expenditure$91,153100.0%$108,779100.0%$87,686100.0%$107,935100.0%+3,466
Net Savings$21,23118.9%$14,85112.0%$21,99020.0%$16,93613.6%-759
Total Disposable Income$112,3840%$123,6300%$109,6760%$124,8720%+2,707

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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