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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 City2017/182011/12Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2011/12 to 2017/18
Food$13,6567.7%$10,6348.8%$13,2268.0%$9,6148.5%+$430
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,7252.7%$4,3233.6%$4,9473.0%$4,9494.4%-$222
Clothing & Footwear$4,0932.3%$4,7053.9%$2,4671.5%$3,4803.1%+$1,626
Furnishings & equipment $7,0424.0%$5,5334.6%$7,1544.3%$4,3503.8%-$112
Health$8,8965.0%$6,6195.5%$8,8415.4%$5,7995.1%+$54
Transport$15,8929.0%$12,71410.5%$16,81710.2%$13,09411.5%-$925
Communications$3,0081.7%$2,6312.2%$1,6091.0%$1,7571.5%+$1,399
Recreation & Culture$13,6087.7%$12,97610.7%$16,1119.8%$12,26910.8%-$2,503
Education $9,9085.6%$5,4274.5%$13,8128.4%$5,3814.7%-$3,905
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $16,2459.2%$9,1627.6%$8,1164.9%$8,6717.6%+$8,128
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $22,84812.9%$18,10415.0%$21,43513.0%$16,65714.7%+$1,412
Housing$51,43129.1%$24,74020.5%$46,20228.1%$23,94721.1%+$5,229
Utilities$5,2273.0%$3,2432.7%$3,8702.4%$3,4313.0%+$1,358
Total Expenditure$176,578100.0%$120,810100.0%$164,609100.0%$113,399100.0%+$11,969
Net Savings$39,59618.3%$17,76012.8%$30,91515.8%$22,32616.4%+$8,681
Total Disposable Income$216,174%$138,571%$195,524%$135,724%+$20,650

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, 2011/12 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2011/12 to 2017/18 Food, Willoughby City: +$430 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Willoughby City: -$222 Clothing & Footwear, Willoughby City: +$1,626 Furnishings & equipment , Willoughby City: -$112 Health, Willoughby City: +$54 Transport, Willoughby City: -$925 Communications, Willoughby City: +$1,399 Recreation & Culture, Willoughby City: -$2,503 Education , Willoughby City: -$3,905 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Willoughby City: +$8,128 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Willoughby City: +$1,412 Housing, Willoughby City: +$5,229 Utilities, Willoughby City: +$1,358
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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