Housing affordability

Jun 16, 2015

Q. Do you think housing in your area is affordable or unaffordable for someone on an average income?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

 

Aged 18-34

 

Aged 55+

Capital cities

Region -al

NSW

Victoria

 

Affordable

33%

26%

43%

27%

 

24%

 

48%

26%

45%

28%

31%

 

Unaffordable

60%

68%

52%

68%

 

69%

 

45%

69%

48%

67%

63%

 

Don’t know

7%

6%

6%

4%

 

7%

 

7%

7%

7%

5%

6%

 

33% think that housing in their area is affordable for someone on an average income and 60% think it is unaffordable.
Those most likely to think housing was unaffordable were aged 18-34 (69%), people living in capital cities (69%) and those living in NSW (67%). 48% of those aged 55+ and 45% of those living in regional areas thought housing was affordable.

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