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Q. Which of the following statements best describes your financial situation?
|Total||Gender||Age||Results at Sep’17|
|I am financially comfortable||38%||41%||35%||42%||32%||41%||33%|
|I can manage household bills but struggle to afford anything extra||39%||39%||40%||37%||39%||41%||43%|
|I feel under financial pressure||22%||19%||25%||19%||29%||17%||20%|
- Participant’s financial situations have improved since Sep’17 with 38% now saying they are financially comfortable (up 5pt) and 39% (down 4pt) saying they can manage household bills but struggle to afford anything extra.
- Still 22% (up 2pt from Sep’17) feel under financial pressure.
- Those aged 35-54 (29%), low income earners (37%) and single people (33%) are more likely to feel under financial pressure, than those aged 18-34 (19%) or 55+ (17%), earning higher incomes (13%) or married/in a de facto relationship (14%).
- Capital city residents (41%), those with a university education (49%) and high-income earners (58%) are more likely to feel financially comfortable than non-capital residents (32%), those with a lower level of education (31%) and lower income earners (31%).
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