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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 City2017/182000/01Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2000/01 to 2017/18
Food$13,6567.7%$10,6348.8%$6,8815.8%$8,7599.4%+$6,775
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,7252.7%$4,3233.6%$5,4384.6%$5,0725.4%-$713
Clothing & Footwear$4,0932.3%$4,7053.9%$3,9743.3%$2,4302.6%+$119
Furnishings & equipment $7,0424.0%$5,5334.6%$2,8682.4%$3,1993.4%+$4,174
Health$8,8965.0%$6,6195.5%$3,1482.6%$3,8934.2%+$5,748
Transport$15,8929.0%$12,71410.5%$11,3859.5%$10,12210.8%+$4,507
Communications$3,0081.7%$2,6312.2%$9120.8%$1,2101.3%+$2,095
Recreation & Culture$13,6087.7%$12,97610.7%$7,4626.3%$9,1829.8%+$6,146
Education $9,9085.6%$5,4274.5%$6,1735.2%$4,1494.4%+$3,735
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $16,2459.2%$9,1627.6%$14,85712.5%$7,7918.3%+$1,388
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $22,84812.9%$18,10415.0%$10,7869.0%$13,79914.7%+$12,062
Housing$51,43129.1%$24,74020.5%$42,89136.0%$20,57622.0%+$8,541
Utilities$5,2273.0%$3,2432.7%$2,5052.1%$3,4083.6%+$2,723
Total Expenditure$176,578100.0%$120,810100.0%$119,279100.0%$93,591100.0%+$57,299
Net Savings$39,59618.3%$17,76012.8%$36,35823.4%$12,20711.5%+$3,237
Total Disposable Income$216,174%$138,571%$155,638%$105,798%+$60,536

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, 2000/01 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2000/01 to 2017/18 Food, Willoughby City: +$6,775 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Willoughby City: -$713 Clothing & Footwear, Willoughby City: +$119 Furnishings & equipment , Willoughby City: +$4,174 Health, Willoughby City: +$5,748 Transport, Willoughby City: +$4,507 Communications, Willoughby City: +$2,095 Recreation & Culture, Willoughby City: +$6,146 Education , Willoughby City: +$3,735 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Willoughby City: +$1,388 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Willoughby City: +$12,062 Housing, Willoughby City: +$8,541 Utilities, Willoughby City: +$2,723
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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