Australian Bureau of Statistics
6535.0.55.001 - Household Expenditure Survey, Australia: Detailed Expenditure Items, 2003-04 (Reissue)
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This datacube is a reissue of Household Expenditure Survey, Australia: Detailed Expenditure Items, 2003-04 (cat. no. 6535.0.55.001), initially released on 11 August 2005. The reissue is necessary to correct minor errors that affect 9 components at the 10 digit level of the expenditure classification, none of which impact on the expenditure categories used from the Household Expenditure Survey in compiling weights for the Consumer Price Index. The components that have been revised, and the changes to average weekly household expenditure (AWHE) are:
0101020101 Mortgage repayments - interest component (selected dwelling) - AWHE up $8.02 to $46.26
As a result, average weekly household expenditure on goods and services has been revised from $883.45 to $892.83, an increase of $9.38. In addition, minor amendments have been made to net worth - mean household net worth has been revised up $706 to $473,831.
The publication Household Expenditure Survey, Australia: Summary of Results (cat.no. 6530.0) and the associated State tables available on the ABS website have also been reissued.
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This page last updated 5 March 2009