Burger-loving Aussies are spending more than $640 million a month on greasy fast food and restaurants, research shows.
Commonwealth Bank data reveals that its average customer spends about $90 a month on fast food, a 20 per cent increase since July 2015, and $143 a month on restaurants, up 6 per cent in two years.
On average, West Australians spend $129.26 a month on restaurants and $83.59 on fast food.
Victorians spend $109.63 at restaurants and $79.89 on fast food, while in NSW it is $129.57 at restaurants and $84.19 on fast food. Queenslanders spend $117.84 and $81.72 respectively.
Commonwealth Bank executive general manager digital Pete Steel said that dining out was most popular among millennials.
“People under 30 make up almost half of all fast-food purchases and a third of restaurants’ trade,” he said. Lauren Roberts, Cassie Zervos
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