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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 Stonnington2017/182009/10Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureVictoria $Victoria %$ per household% of expenditureVictoria $Victoria %2009/10 to 2017/18
Food$11,7835.9%$10,6219.3%$14,0228.1%$9,9039.5%-$2,240
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$3,9001.9%$3,7663.3%$3,9792.3%$4,5884.4%-$80
Clothing & Footwear$6,3493.2%$4,5234.0%$3,0511.8%$3,7113.5%+$3,298
Furnishings & equipment $10,7365.3%$5,3234.7%$8,8125.1%$4,4424.2%+$1,925
Health$19,0459.5%$8,0537.1%$14,4098.4%$6,7246.4%+$4,636
Transport$22,60111.2%$12,34010.8%$16,6999.7%$11,37410.9%+$5,902
Communications$4,2912.1%$2,6662.3%$2,1951.3%$1,6451.6%+$2,095
Recreation & Culture$28,67714.3%$11,82810.4%$23,20413.5%$10,88210.4%+$5,473
Education $13,6416.8%$5,9825.2%$18,17510.5%$5,6525.4%-$4,534
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $13,4356.7%$6,1915.4%$7,5034.4%$5,9015.6%+$5,931
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $31,29715.6%$17,54215.4%$21,51512.5%$15,49014.8%+$9,782
Housing$27,76713.8%$20,30117.8%$31,72918.4%$19,15018.3%-$3,962
Utilities$7,5483.8%$4,9094.3%$7,1474.1%$5,2645.0%+$400
Total Expenditure$201,069100.0%$114,045100.0%$172,441100.0%$104,726100.0%+$28,628
Net Savings$-20,984-11.7%$3,9693.4%$-4,611-2.7%$9,0748.0%-$16,373
Total Disposable Income$180,086%$118,014%$167,830%$113,800%+$12,256

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, 2009/10 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2009/10 to 2017/18 Food, City of Stonnington: -$2,240 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, City of Stonnington: -$80 Clothing & Footwear, City of Stonnington: +$3,298 Furnishings & equipment , City of Stonnington: +$1,925 Health, City of Stonnington: +$4,636 Transport, City of Stonnington: +$5,902 Communications, City of Stonnington: +$2,095 Recreation & Culture, City of Stonnington: +$5,473 Education , City of Stonnington: -$4,534 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , City of Stonnington: +$5,931 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , City of Stonnington: +$9,782 Housing, City of Stonnington: -$3,962 Utilities, City of Stonnington: +$400
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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