Town of Victoria Park

Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $1,831 in the Town of Victoria Park, lower compared to Western Australia.

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
Town of Victoria Park2018/192013/14Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureWestern AustraliaWestern Australia$$ per household% of expenditureWestern AustraliaWestern Australia$2013/14 - 2018/19
Food$6,9388.4%$11,81310.4%$7,7569.0%$11,98010.2%-819
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$2,0432.5%$3,6573.2%$2,4752.9%$4,8244.1%-432
Clothing & Footwear$2,5183.1%$3,8523.4%$2,7213.1%$3,8693.3%-203
Furnishings & equipment $2,3062.8%$4,8874.3%$3,2523.8%$5,7844.9%-947
Health$4,6155.6%$8,6537.6%$4,6215.3%$7,8356.7%-6
Transport$15,41818.7%$11,77010.3%$15,23017.6%$13,02511.1%+188
Communications$1,2151.5%$2,4832.2%$9801.1%$1,8511.6%+235
Recreation & Culture$4,3415.3%$10,0848.9%$5,2396.1%$10,9079.3%-899
Education $2,6053.2%$5,3424.7%$2,5432.9%$5,3304.5%+62
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $6,8218.3%$7,3346.4%$7,0818.2%$8,0556.8%-260
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $10,95613.3%$17,29015.2%$10,44512.1%$17,27514.7%+511
Housing$20,66925.1%$23,47220.6%$21,81525.2%$23,77020.2%-1,146
Utilities$1,8312.2%$3,1132.7%$2,2702.6%$3,3152.8%-439
Total Expenditure$82,276100.0%$113,750100.0%$86,430100.0%$117,819100.0%-4,155
Net Savings$37,05631.1%$32,51322.2%$41,79032.6%$36,31123.6%-4,734
Total Disposable Income$119,3320%$146,2630%$128,2210%$154,1300%-8,889

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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