Essential Report

House prices in Australia

Apr 6, 2010

Q. Do you personally want house prices to increase, decrease or stay the same?

  %
Increase 28%
Decrease 34%
Stay the same 28%
Don’t know 9%

34% of people surveyed want house prices to decrease, 28% want prices to increase, 28% want house prices to stay the same and 9% don’t know.

Coalition voters were more likely to want house prices to increase (36%) while Green voters were more likely to indicate they want house prices to decrease (49%). 

People aged 18 – 24 were more likely to want house prices to decrease (56%), those aged 25 – 34 were more likely to want house prices to increase (37%) and those aged 55 years and over were more likely to want prices to stay the same (40%). 

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