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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 City2017/182006/07Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2006/07 to 2017/18
Food$13,6567.7%$10,6348.8%$13,8958.2%$9,9359.5%-$239
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$4,7252.7%$4,3233.6%$7,1614.2%$4,9364.7%-$2,436
Clothing & Footwear$4,0932.3%$4,7053.9%$3,1141.8%$3,0362.9%+$980
Furnishings & equipment $7,0424.0%$5,5334.6%$6,0373.5%$3,6183.5%+$1,005
Health$8,8965.0%$6,6195.5%$7,5984.5%$4,7814.6%+$1,297
Transport$15,8929.0%$12,71410.5%$15,6839.2%$11,35910.8%+$210
Communications$3,0081.7%$2,6312.2%$1,5560.9%$1,5731.5%+$1,452
Recreation & Culture$13,6087.7%$12,97610.7%$18,45710.8%$10,54210.1%-$4,849
Education $9,9085.6%$5,4274.5%$14,8938.7%$4,5974.4%-$4,986
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $16,2459.2%$9,1627.6%$14,1158.3%$7,8127.5%+$2,130
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $22,84812.9%$18,10415.0%$22,30013.1%$16,52915.8%+$548
Housing$51,43129.1%$24,74020.5%$42,14924.7%$22,61621.6%+$9,283
Utilities$5,2273.0%$3,2432.7%$3,4442.0%$3,4353.3%+$1,783
Total Expenditure$176,578100.0%$120,810100.0%$170,402100.0%$104,767100.0%+$6,176
Net Savings$39,59618.3%$17,76012.8%$-3,232-1.9%$11,3819.8%+$42,828
Total Disposable Income$216,174%$138,571%$167,170%$116,147%+$49,004

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, 2006/07 to 2017/18
Change in household expenditure, 2006/07 to 2017/18 Food, Willoughby City: -$239 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Willoughby City: -$2,436 Clothing & Footwear, Willoughby City: +$980 Furnishings & equipment , Willoughby City: +$1,005 Health, Willoughby City: +$1,297 Transport, Willoughby City: +$210 Communications, Willoughby City: +$1,452 Recreation & Culture, Willoughby City: -$4,849 Education , Willoughby City: -$4,986 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Willoughby City: +$2,130 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Willoughby City: +$548 Housing, Willoughby City: +$9,283 Utilities, Willoughby City: +$1,783
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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