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Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $19,782 in Tablelands, higher 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
Tablelands2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureQueenslandQueensland$$ per household% of expenditureQueenslandQueensland$2013/14 - 2018/19
Food$13,90710.6%$11,05110.2%$12,47213.0%$10,77310.0%+1,434
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$6,5495.0%$3,9753.7%$5,4945.7%$4,8044.5%+1,055
Clothing & Footwear$4,7833.6%$3,8843.6%$2,3962.5%$3,4773.2%+2,388
Furnishings & equipment $7,3375.6%$5,3744.9%$5,9436.2%$5,2534.9%+1,394
Health$10,0737.7%$7,7707.1%$6,3136.6%$7,4056.9%+3,760
Transport$3,5322.7%$10,0829.3%$4,7735.0%$11,09410.3%-1,242
Communications$2,7142.1%$2,5562.3%$1,5941.7%$1,8141.7%+1,120
Recreation & Culture$21,01416.0%$11,22810.3%$13,09813.7%$11,14810.3%+7,916
Education $5,1183.9%$4,7254.3%$3,1213.3%$4,8174.5%+1,997
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $10,0527.6%$7,3086.7%$8,1748.5%$7,4566.9%+1,877
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $19,32214.7%$17,05715.7%$13,83114.5%$16,23415.0%+5,490
Housing$7,2755.5%$11,70610.8%$10,08510.5%$15,02113.9%-2,811
Utilities$19,78215.0%$12,06311.1%$8,4148.8%$8,6388.0%+11,367
Total Expenditure$131,458100.0%$108,779100.0%$95,710100.0%$107,935100.0%+35,748
Net Savings-$16,880-14.7%$14,85112.0%$4,6214.6%$16,93613.6%-21,501
Total Disposable Income$114,5780%$123,6300%$100,3310%$124,8720%+14,247

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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