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Household Economic Survey: Year ended June 2010
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  25 November 2010
Highlights

From the year ended 30 June 2007 to the year ended 30 June 2010:

  • Average weekly household expenditure increased by 6.1 percent from $952 to $1,010.
  • The following expenditure groups had the largest changes: 
    • housing and household utilities, up $40 to $253
    • food, up $15 to $178
    • communication, up $5 to $36
    • household contents and services, down $5 to $45.    
  • Average annual household income from regular sources increased 11.5 percent to $76,584.  

 Graph, Average weekly household expenditure by expenditure group, year ended 30 June 2007 and 2010.

Geoff Bascand 25 November 2010
Government Statistician  ISSN 1178-0479
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