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The Rising Cost of Living in WA, WACOSS

Each year the sector provides assistance to over 515,000 Western Australians. While some of these may be average or middle income families whose life choices or circumstances have led them to temporary financial crisis, the majority are those on low incomes who are simply in circumstances where their weekly income is insufficient to allow them to keep up with the basic costs of living.

The WACOSS The Rising Cost of Living in WA report tracks changes in typical living expenses against increases in the WACOSS Household Model income