New Zealand in Profile: 2010

Average weekly household spending, excluding property purchases

   2006/07
  $ Percent
 Housing and household utilities  223.90  23.4
 Food  155.60  16.3
 Transport  136.00  14.2
 Recreation and culture  96.70  10.1
 Household contents and services  50.60  5.3
 Clothing and footwear  32.80  3.4
 Communication  31.20  3.3
 Alcohol and tobacco  26.50  2.8
 Health  22.60  2.4
 Education  12.60  1.3
 All other expenditure groups  167.60  17.5
 Total net expenditure  956.10  100