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Household expenditure

In 2018/19, household expenditure on utilities was $4,778 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 City2018/192015/16Change
Household expenditure (totals)$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %$ per household% of expenditureNew South Wales $New South Wales %2015/16 to 2018/19
Food$14,3358.5%$10,8638.9%$15,2738.8%$10,4388.7%-$938
Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco$6,7564.0%$4,3223.6%$6,1943.5%$4,6643.9%+$563
Clothing & Footwear$4,7892.8%$4,6533.8%$3,7922.2%$4,4613.7%+$997
Furnishings & equipment $6,2633.7%$5,3094.4%$7,3254.2%$5,2344.3%-$1,062
Health$8,8825.2%$6,7675.6%$9,4875.4%$6,5135.4%-$605
Transport$10,8056.4%$12,55310.3%$12,8437.4%$12,90210.7%-$2,038
Communications$2,5001.5%$2,5442.1%$2,5811.5%$2,2221.8%-$82
Recreation & Culture$11,9817.1%$12,73210.5%$14,1638.1%$12,95310.7%-$2,181
Education $8,2044.8%$5,5504.6%$10,9176.3%$5,5804.6%-$2,712
Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants $15,7569.3%$9,3097.7%$13,2567.6%$9,1807.6%+$2,500
Miscellaneous Goods & Services $21,48512.7%$18,25515.0%$23,26813.3%$17,98214.9%-$1,783
Housing$53,05231.3%$25,23720.8%$49,87828.6%$24,91520.7%+$3,174
Utilities$4,7782.8%$3,4692.9%$5,5693.2%$3,5783.0%-$791
Total Expenditure$169,586100.0%$121,562100.0%$174,545100.0%$120,620100.0%-$4,959
Net Savings$34,48816.9%$16,63712.0%$41,52719.2%$21,65915.2%-$7,039
Total Disposable Income$204,074%$138,199%$216,072%$142,279%-$11,997

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 2018/19
Household expenditure 2018/19 Food, New South Wales: 8.9% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, New South Wales: 3.6% Clothing & Footwear, New South Wales: 3.8% Furnishings & equipment , New South Wales: 4.4% Health, New South Wales: 5.6% Transport, New South Wales: 10.3% Communications, New South Wales: 2.1% Recreation & Culture, New South Wales: 10.5% Education , New South Wales: 4.6% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , New South Wales: 7.7% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , New South Wales: 15.0% Housing, New South Wales: 20.8% Utilities, New South Wales: 2.9% Food, Willoughby City: 8.5% Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Willoughby City: 4.0% Clothing & Footwear, Willoughby City: 2.8% Furnishings & equipment , Willoughby City: 3.7% Health, Willoughby City: 5.2% Transport, Willoughby City: 6.4% Communications, Willoughby City: 1.5% Recreation & Culture, Willoughby City: 7.1% Education , Willoughby City: 4.8% Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Willoughby City: 9.3% Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Willoughby City: 12.7% Housing, Willoughby City: 31.3% Utilities, Willoughby City: 2.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in household expenditure, 2015/16 to 2018/19
Change in household expenditure, 2015/16 to 2018/19 Food, Willoughby City: -$938 Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Willoughby City: +$563 Clothing & Footwear, Willoughby City: +$997 Furnishings & equipment , Willoughby City: -$1,062 Health, Willoughby City: -$605 Transport, Willoughby City: -$2,038 Communications, Willoughby City: -$82 Recreation & Culture, Willoughby City: -$2,181 Education , Willoughby City: -$2,712 Hotels, Cafes & Restaurants , Willoughby City: +$2,500 Miscellaneous Goods & Services , Willoughby City: -$1,783 Housing, Willoughby City: +$3,174 Utilities, Willoughby City: -$791
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

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