Essential Report

Affordability of university

Jul 14, 2015

Q. And do you think that a university education is affordable or not affordable for all Australian students who want to attend university?

  Total   Men Women Aged

18-34

Aged

35-54

Aged

55+

Affordable 27% 28% 25% 30% 25% 26%
Not affordable 63% 60% 66% 61% 65% 62%
Don’t know 10% 11% 10% 9% 10% 12%

A majority of 63% of respondents think university education is not affordable for all Australian students who want to attend university.

Only 27% think it is affordable.

More than 60% of all age and gender groups think university education is not affordable for all Australian students who want to attend university.

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