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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 City2017/182005/06Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2005/06 to 2017/18
Food$13,6567.7%$10,6348.8%$14,6168.3%$9,8639.7%-$960
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,7252.7%$4,3233.6%$8,6374.9%$4,9114.9%-$3,912
Clothing & Footwear$4,0932.3%$4,7053.9%$3,2061.8%$2,8052.8%+$887
Furnishings & equipment $7,0424.0%$5,5334.6%$6,0243.4%$3,4523.4%+$1,018
Health$8,8965.0%$6,6195.5%$7,5924.3%$4,5714.5%+$1,303
Transport$15,8929.0%$12,71410.5%$14,8898.5%$10,63510.5%+$1,003
Communications$3,0081.7%$2,6312.2%$1,4970.9%$1,5481.5%+$1,511
Recreation & Culture$13,6087.7%$12,97610.7%$21,55412.3%$10,10710.0%-$7,946
Education $9,9085.6%$5,4274.5%$15,5928.9%$4,5164.5%-$5,685
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $16,2459.2%$9,1627.6%$15,5708.9%$7,2837.2%+$674
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $22,84812.9%$18,10415.0%$21,99912.6%$15,86115.7%+$848
Housing$51,43129.1%$24,74020.5%$40,67823.2%$22,31422.0%+$10,754
Utilities$5,2273.0%$3,2432.7%$3,3391.9%$3,3673.3%+$1,889
Total Expenditure$176,578100.0%$120,810100.0%$175,193100.0%$101,234100.0%+$1,385
Net Savings$39,59618.3%$17,76012.8%$-14,221-8.8%$11,0009.8%+$53,817
Total Disposable Income$216,174%$138,571%$160,972%$112,234%+$55,202

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, 2005/06 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2005/06 to 2017/18 Food, Willoughby City: -$960 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Willoughby City: -$3,912 Clothing & Footwear, Willoughby City: +$887 Furnishings & equipment , Willoughby City: +$1,018 Health, Willoughby City: +$1,303 Transport, Willoughby City: +$1,003 Communications, Willoughby City: +$1,511 Recreation & Culture, Willoughby City: -$7,946 Education , Willoughby City: -$5,685 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Willoughby City: +$674 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Willoughby City: +$848 Housing, Willoughby City: +$10,754 Utilities, Willoughby City: +$1,889
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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