Report—The price is right: An examination of the cost of living in Western Australia

Report—The price is right: An examination of the cost of living in Western Australia

5 December 2017

This report examines the cost of living in Western Australia and how household living costs have changed in recent years.

This report has been published by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre.

Using a variety of cost of living indicators, it examines:

  • the cost of living in Perth over time compared to other capital cities
  • expenditure patterns of Western Australian households across various regions of the state
  • an examination of the extent to which wages have lagged behind price growth for different population subgroups
  • the impact of cost of living pressures on income inequality and poverty.

Download the report via the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre website.

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