In 2009-10, each Australian household spent an estimated $380 on music-related goods and services, totalling over $2 billion economy-wide. As a point of comparison, other items of household spending of a similar value included internet charges, dental fees and domestic holiday airfares.
Table 7 - Spending by Australian households on music-related goods and services
|Total annual expenditure by households ($m)||%|
|Other recreational equipment||128||63%|
|Total music related||2034||100%|
|Total spending on goods and services||334,034|
|Music as a proportion of total spending||0.6%|