Onthehouse statistics for April have revealed that Sydney mortgagees are left with an average of $103 of disposable income per week after making repayments on their house.
That is based on earning $1,123 of net income per week, to which $1,020 or 90.8 per cent is devoted to paying off the house.
Melbourne house owners must spend 70.8 per cent of their $1,009 net income on mortgage repayments, leaving them with $294.
Hobart mortgagees are left with $446 per week after spending 47.9 per cent of their $857 net income on paying off their house.
Adelaide mortgagees are left with $457 or 50.1 per cent of their $917 net income.
Brisbane house owners finish the week with $533 after devoting 49.0 per cent of their $1,045 net income to mortgage repayments.
Perth does the best of the state capitals, with residents left with $574 per week, or 50 per cent of their $1,148 in net income, after paying off the mortgage on their house.
ACT residents have $649 of spare cash per week, based on repaying 47.6 per cent of their $1,238 net income.
House owners in Darwin are left with $684 in their pocket from $1,286 in net income after devoting 46.8 per cent to paying off their house.
Onthehouse based its calculations based on each state’s median house prices and median incomes.