According to the ASFA Retirement Standard June 2013 quarter, below is the annual budget needed by Australians to fund a comfortable standard of living in their retirement years.

 

 

Expenses

ASFA

Modest

Standard of Living

ASFA

Comfortable

Standard of Living

Housing – ongoing only

$59.40

$83.14

Energy

$54.64

$56.62

Food

$153.92

$191.07

Clothing

$29.15

$58.30

Household goods and services

$35.54

$86.37

Health

$74.89

$135.87

Transport

$96.29

$142.20

Leisure

$105.83

$295.00

Communications

$16.61

$33.19

Total per week

$626.27

$1,081.76

Total annual expenses

$32,656

$56,406

 

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 The information in this document does not take into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs and so you should consider its appropriateness having regard to these factors before acting on it.  It is important that your personal circumstances are taken into account before making any financial decision and it is recommended that you seek assistance from your financial adviser.