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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 City2017/182008/09Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2008/09 to 2017/18
Food$13,6567.7%$10,6348.8%$10,6807.1%$9,4918.9%+$2,976
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,7252.7%$4,3233.6%$4,3062.9%$5,0434.7%+$419
Clothing & Footwear$4,0932.3%$4,7053.9%$2,2761.5%$3,3533.1%+$1,818
Furnishings & equipment $7,0424.0%$5,5334.6%$5,8163.9%$4,0603.8%+$1,226
Health$8,8965.0%$6,6195.5%$6,8584.6%$5,1524.8%+$2,038
Transport$15,8929.0%$12,71410.5%$15,08510.1%$11,61110.9%+$808
Communications$3,0081.7%$2,6312.2%$1,3520.9%$1,6201.5%+$1,656
Recreation & Culture$13,6087.7%$12,97610.7%$13,5349.0%$10,64810.0%+$74
Education $9,9085.6%$5,4274.5%$13,8049.2%$4,8204.5%-$3,896
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $16,2459.2%$9,1627.6%$8,7245.8%$7,9567.5%+$7,521
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $22,84812.9%$18,10415.0%$18,27412.2%$16,31115.3%+$4,574
Housing$51,43129.1%$24,74020.5%$45,95330.7%$23,15721.7%+$5,478
Utilities$5,2273.0%$3,2432.7%$3,1672.1%$3,5303.3%+$2,060
Total Expenditure$176,578100.0%$120,810100.0%$149,826100.0%$106,753100.0%+$26,752
Net Savings$39,59618.3%$17,76012.8%$27,50115.5%$18,93115.1%+$12,095
Total Disposable Income$216,174%$138,571%$177,327%$125,684%+$38,847

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, 2008/09 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2008/09 to 2017/18 Food, Willoughby City: +$2,976 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Willoughby City: +$419 Clothing & Footwear, Willoughby City: +$1,818 Furnishings & equipment , Willoughby City: +$1,226 Health, Willoughby City: +$2,038 Transport, Willoughby City: +$808 Communications, Willoughby City: +$1,656 Recreation & Culture, Willoughby City: +$74 Education , Willoughby City: -$3,896 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Willoughby City: +$7,521 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Willoughby City: +$4,574 Housing, Willoughby City: +$5,478 Utilities, Willoughby City: +$2,060
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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