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Household expenditure

In 2017/18, household expenditure on utilities was $5,227 in Willoughby City, higher compared to New South Wales.

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
Willoughby City2017/182012/13Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2012/13 to 2017/18
Food$13,6567.7%$10,6348.8%$14,0478.4%$9,7918.6%-$391
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,7252.7%$4,3233.6%$4,9603.0%$4,8124.2%-$235
Clothing & Footwear$4,0932.3%$4,7053.9%$2,5981.6%$3,6853.2%+$1,495
Furnishings & equipment $7,0424.0%$5,5334.6%$7,3824.4%$4,5124.0%-$340
Health$8,8965.0%$6,6195.5%$9,7905.8%$6,3025.5%-$895
Transport$15,8929.0%$12,71410.5%$16,84410.1%$13,33811.7%-$951
Communications$3,0081.7%$2,6312.2%$1,6281.0%$1,7411.5%+$1,380
Recreation & Culture$13,6087.7%$12,97610.7%$14,9378.9%$11,91410.5%-$1,330
Education $9,9085.6%$5,4274.5%$13,6028.1%$5,4594.8%-$3,695
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $16,2459.2%$9,1627.6%$8,7455.2%$8,4187.4%+$7,500
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $22,84812.9%$18,10415.0%$22,10213.2%$16,59314.6%+$746
Housing$51,43129.1%$24,74020.5%$46,90828.0%$24,11021.2%+$4,523
Utilities$5,2273.0%$3,2432.7%$4,0532.4%$3,2712.9%+$1,175
Total Expenditure$176,578100.0%$120,810100.0%$167,596100.0%$113,946100.0%+$8,982
Net Savings$39,59618.3%$17,76012.8%$24,80912.9%$20,04415.0%+$14,787
Total Disposable Income$216,174%$138,571%$192,405%$133,990%+$23,769

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, New South Wales: 8.8% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, New South Wales: 3.6% Clothing & Footwear, New South Wales: 3.9% Furnishings & equipment , New South Wales: 4.6% Health, New South Wales: 5.5% Transport, New South Wales: 10.5% Communications, New South Wales: 2.2% Recreation & Culture, New South Wales: 10.7% Education , New South Wales: 4.5% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , New South Wales: 7.6% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , New South Wales: 15.0% Housing, New South Wales: 20.5% Utilities, New South Wales: 2.7% Food, Willoughby City: 7.7% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Willoughby City: 2.7% Clothing & Footwear, Willoughby City: 2.3% Furnishings & equipment , Willoughby City: 4.0% Health, Willoughby City: 5.0% Transport, Willoughby City: 9.0% Communications, Willoughby City: 1.7% Recreation & Culture, Willoughby City: 7.7% Education , Willoughby City: 5.6% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Willoughby City: 9.2% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Willoughby City: 12.9% Housing, Willoughby City: 29.1% Utilities, Willoughby City: 3.0%
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, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Food, Willoughby City: -$391 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Willoughby City: -$235 Clothing & Footwear, Willoughby City: +$1,495 Furnishings & equipment , Willoughby City: -$340 Health, Willoughby City: -$895 Transport, Willoughby City: -$951 Communications, Willoughby City: +$1,380 Recreation & Culture, Willoughby City: -$1,330 Education , Willoughby City: -$3,695 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Willoughby City: +$7,500 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Willoughby City: +$746 Housing, Willoughby City: +$4,523 Utilities, Willoughby City: +$1,175
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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