The table below shows typical Australian household monthly expenditure—you may find this helpful in working out how much you would spend on your credit card each month.
|Fuel and Power||$130|
|Food and non-alcoholic beverages||$817|
|Clothing and footware||$178|
|Household furnishings and equipment||$235|
|Household services and operation||$272|
|Medical care and health expenses||$262|
|Miscellaneous goods and services||$466|
As well as your regular purchases, consider larger less frequent purchases, like travel, that would increase your monthly spend when averaged out over a year.
*Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics Household Expenditure Survey 2009-2010