Monthly economic update

Hobsons Bay’s economic development team is pleased to share the latest news and data insights affecting the local economy.  

For December 2022, Hobsons Bay saw total local spend reach $160.9M, up 6.43% from December 21 and 17.7% from November 22. However, high inflation rates, recorded at 7.3% in November, continues to distort consumer spending figures and restrict growth.  

December 2022(PDF, 645KB)

Economic Update Dec 22 pg 1
Economic Update Dec 22 pg 2


Data collected by Spendmapp.  For information on the economic profile of Hobsons Bay, visit