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City of Stonnington

Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $7,548 in the City of Stonnington, higher compared to Victoria.

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
City of Stonnington2017/182004/05Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureVictoria $Victoria %$ per household% of expenditureVictoria $Victoria %2004/05 to 2017/18
Food$11,7835.9%$10,6219.3%$7,0496.0%$9,5799.8%+$4,734
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,9001.9%$3,7663.3%$4,3003.7%$5,0415.1%-$401
Clothing & Footwear$6,3493.2%$4,5234.0%$4,6634.0%$2,5552.6%+$1,685
Furnishings & equipment $10,7365.3%$5,3234.7%$4,3533.7%$4,0734.1%+$6,383
Health$19,0459.5%$8,0537.1%$7,2786.2%$5,9936.1%+$11,767
Transport$22,60111.2%$12,34010.8%$15,50013.2%$11,36211.6%+$7,101
Communications$4,2912.1%$2,6662.3%$1,8661.6%$1,4421.5%+$2,425
Recreation & Culture$28,67714.3%$11,82810.4%$7,5536.4%$10,09510.3%+$21,124
Education $13,6416.8%$5,9825.2%$4,9654.2%$5,0205.1%+$8,677
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $13,4356.7%$6,1915.4%$10,6189.1%$6,0556.2%+$2,817
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $31,29715.6%$17,54215.4%$14,42912.3%$13,98214.2%+$16,867
Housing$27,76713.8%$20,30117.8%$27,05223.1%$17,90218.2%+$715
Utilities$7,5483.8%$4,9094.3%$7,5956.5%$5,1435.2%-$47
Total Expenditure$201,069100.0%$114,045100.0%$117,221100.0%$98,241100.0%+$83,848
Net Savings$-20,984-11.7%$3,9693.4%$24,60017.3%$2,8792.8%-$45,583
Total Disposable Income$180,086%$118,014%$141,821%$101,119%+$38,265

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, Victoria: 9.3% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Victoria: 3.3% Clothing & Footwear, Victoria: 4.0% Furnishings & equipment , Victoria: 4.7% Health, Victoria: 7.1% Transport, Victoria: 10.8% Communications, Victoria: 2.3% Recreation & Culture, Victoria: 10.4% Education , Victoria: 5.2% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Victoria: 5.4% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Victoria: 15.4% Housing, Victoria: 17.8% Utilities, Victoria: 4.3% Food, City of Stonnington: 5.9% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Stonnington: 1.9% Clothing & Footwear, City of Stonnington: 3.2% Furnishings & equipment , City of Stonnington: 5.3% Health, City of Stonnington: 9.5% Transport, City of Stonnington: 11.2% Communications, City of Stonnington: 2.1% Recreation & Culture, City of Stonnington: 14.3% Education , City of Stonnington: 6.8% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Stonnington: 6.7% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Stonnington: 15.6% Housing, City of Stonnington: 13.8% Utilities, City of Stonnington: 3.8%
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, 2004/05 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2004/05 to 2017/18 Food, City of Stonnington: +$4,734 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Stonnington: -$401 Clothing & Footwear, City of Stonnington: +$1,685 Furnishings & equipment , City of Stonnington: +$6,383 Health, City of Stonnington: +$11,767 Transport, City of Stonnington: +$7,101 Communications, City of Stonnington: +$2,425 Recreation & Culture, City of Stonnington: +$21,124 Education , City of Stonnington: +$8,677 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Stonnington: +$2,817 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Stonnington: +$16,867 Housing, City of Stonnington: +$715 Utilities, City of Stonnington: -$47
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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