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Waverley Council area

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $3,727 in Waverley Council area, higher compared to Greater Sydney.

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
Waverley Council area2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureGreater Sydney $Greater Sydney %$ per household% of expenditureGreater Sydney $Greater Sydney %2013/14 to 2018/19
Food$10,0446.0%$10,8248.5%$11,6386.1%$10,2318.2%-$1,593
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,6532.8%$3,8323.0%$5,6643.0%$4,3623.5%-$1,011
Clothing & Footwear$4,9092.9%$4,1203.2%$5,4352.8%$3,6082.9%-$526
Furnishings & equipment $6,3073.8%$4,8033.8%$8,0224.2%$4,3513.5%-$1,716
Health$9,6565.8%$6,7655.3%$11,5196.0%$6,5655.3%-$1,863
Transport$25,98415.6%$14,32111.2%$23,98712.5%$15,05212.1%+$1,997
Communications$2,6751.6%$2,4141.9%$1,5390.8%$1,6611.3%+$1,136
Recreation & Culture$14,8678.9%$11,4859.0%$18,6099.7%$11,0668.9%-$3,742
Education $7,9054.7%$6,0464.7%$15,6928.2%$6,6735.4%-$7,787
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $12,8347.7%$9,9907.8%$26,49013.8%$9,3997.6%-$13,656
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $21,73813.1%$18,22914.2%$22,85511.9%$17,34214.0%-$1,116
Housing$41,26224.8%$31,89024.9%$36,91119.3%$30,48024.5%+$4,351
Utilities$3,7272.2%$3,3452.6%$3,2141.7%$3,4712.8%+$513
Total Expenditure$166,561100.0%$128,064100.0%$191,575100.0%$124,261100.0%-$25,014
Net Savings$38,53718.8%$23,24715.4%$11,6515.7%$28,98018.9%+$26,886
Total Disposable Income$205,098%$151,310%$203,226%$153,241%+$1,872

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

Household expenditure 2018/19
Household expenditure 2018/19 Food, Greater Sydney: 8.5% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Greater Sydney: 3.0% Clothing & Footwear, Greater Sydney: 3.2% Furnishings & equipment , Greater Sydney: 3.8% Health, Greater Sydney: 5.3% Transport, Greater Sydney: 11.2% Communications, Greater Sydney: 1.9% Recreation & Culture, Greater Sydney: 9.0% Education , Greater Sydney: 4.7% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Greater Sydney: 7.8% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Greater Sydney: 14.2% Housing, Greater Sydney: 24.9% Utilities, Greater Sydney: 2.6% Food, Waverley Council area: 6.0% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Waverley Council area: 2.8% Clothing & Footwear, Waverley Council area: 2.9% Furnishings & equipment , Waverley Council area: 3.8% Health, Waverley Council area: 5.8% Transport, Waverley Council area: 15.6% Communications, Waverley Council area: 1.6% Recreation & Culture, Waverley Council area: 8.9% Education , Waverley Council area: 4.7% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Waverley Council area: 7.7% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Waverley Council area: 13.1% Housing, Waverley Council area: 24.8% Utilities, Waverley Council area: 2.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in household expenditure, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in household expenditure, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Food, Waverley Council area: -$1,593 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Waverley Council area: -$1,011 Clothing & Footwear, Waverley Council area: -$526 Furnishings & equipment , Waverley Council area: -$1,716 Health, Waverley Council area: -$1,863 Transport, Waverley Council area: +$1,997 Communications, Waverley Council area: +$1,136 Recreation & Culture, Waverley Council area: -$3,742 Education , Waverley Council area: -$7,787 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Waverley Council area: -$13,656 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Waverley Council area: -$1,116 Housing, Waverley Council area: +$4,351 Utilities, Waverley Council area: +$513
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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