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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 City2017/182004/05Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2004/05 to 2017/18
Food$13,6567.7%$10,6348.8%$14,8088.5%$9,7409.7%-$1,153
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,7252.7%$4,3233.6%$9,8005.6%$5,0945.1%-$5,075
Clothing & Footwear$4,0932.3%$4,7053.9%$3,1901.8%$2,7242.7%+$903
Furnishings & equipment $7,0424.0%$5,5334.6%$6,2183.6%$3,5863.6%+$824
Health$8,8965.0%$6,6195.5%$7,4224.2%$4,6494.6%+$1,473
Transport$15,8929.0%$12,71410.5%$14,2658.2%$10,78810.8%+$1,627
Communications$3,0081.7%$2,6312.2%$1,3360.8%$1,4711.5%+$1,672
Recreation & Culture$13,6087.7%$12,97610.7%$21,65212.4%$9,7559.8%-$8,044
Education $9,9085.6%$5,4274.5%$15,6509.0%$4,3924.4%-$5,742
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $16,2459.2%$9,1627.6%$17,3659.9%$7,4917.5%-$1,121
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $22,84812.9%$18,10415.0%$20,46411.7%$15,01515.0%+$2,384
Housing$51,43129.1%$24,74020.5%$39,33022.5%$21,95621.9%+$12,101
Utilities$5,2273.0%$3,2432.7%$3,1741.8%$3,3733.4%+$2,053
Total Expenditure$176,578100.0%$120,810100.0%$174,674100.0%$100,033100.0%+$1,904
Net Savings$39,59618.3%$17,76012.8%$-12,800-7.9%$12,11310.8%+$52,396
Total Disposable Income$216,174%$138,571%$161,875%$112,146%+$54,299

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, 2004/05 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2004/05 to 2017/18 Food, Willoughby City: -$1,153 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Willoughby City: -$5,075 Clothing & Footwear, Willoughby City: +$903 Furnishings & equipment , Willoughby City: +$824 Health, Willoughby City: +$1,473 Transport, Willoughby City: +$1,627 Communications, Willoughby City: +$1,672 Recreation & Culture, Willoughby City: -$8,044 Education , Willoughby City: -$5,742 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Willoughby City: -$1,121 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Willoughby City: +$2,384 Housing, Willoughby City: +$12,101 Utilities, Willoughby City: +$2,053
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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