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Woollahra Municipal Council area

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $4,881 in Woollahra Municipal 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
Woollahra Municipal 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$14,7426.7%$10,8248.5%$13,1036.0%$10,2318.2%+$1,640
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$8,8194.0%$3,8323.0%$8,7514.0%$4,3623.5%+$68
Clothing & Footwear$10,1024.6%$4,1203.2%$7,0733.3%$3,6082.9%+$3,028
Furnishings & equipment $8,1153.7%$4,8033.8%$9,0544.2%$4,3513.5%-$939
Health$12,3155.6%$6,7655.3%$14,5516.7%$6,5655.3%-$2,236
Transport$19,1418.6%$14,32111.2%$24,29311.2%$15,05212.1%-$5,152
Communications$2,5761.2%$2,4141.9%$1,9580.9%$1,6611.3%+$618
Recreation & Culture$15,8447.2%$11,4859.0%$20,0899.3%$11,0668.9%-$4,245
Education $11,1005.0%$6,0464.7%$14,6276.7%$6,6735.4%-$3,528
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $26,63712.0%$9,9907.8%$22,60210.4%$9,3997.6%+$4,035
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $25,41511.5%$18,22914.2%$23,55110.9%$17,34214.0%+$1,865
Housing$61,59827.8%$31,89024.9%$51,84623.9%$30,48024.5%+$9,752
Utilities$4,8812.2%$3,3452.6%$5,4802.5%$3,4712.8%-$600
Total Expenditure$221,285100.0%$128,064100.0%$216,978100.0%$124,261100.0%+$4,307
Net Savings$47,14717.6%$23,24715.4%$54,37520.0%$28,98018.9%-$7,228
Total Disposable Income$268,431%$151,310%$271,352%$153,241%-$2,921

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, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 6.7% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 4.0% Clothing & Footwear, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 4.6% Furnishings & equipment , Woollahra Municipal Council area: 3.7% Health, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 5.6% Transport, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 8.6% Communications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 1.2% Recreation & Culture, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 7.2% Education , Woollahra Municipal Council area: 5.0% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Woollahra Municipal Council area: 12.0% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Woollahra Municipal Council area: 11.5% Housing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 27.8% Utilities, Woollahra Municipal 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, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$1,640 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$68 Clothing & Footwear, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$3,028 Furnishings & equipment , Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$939 Health, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$2,236 Transport, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$5,152 Communications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$618 Recreation & Culture, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$4,245 Education , Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$3,528 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$4,035 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$1,865 Housing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$9,752 Utilities, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$600
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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