Q. Which of the following are the main problems for our major cities? Rank your top 3 from 1 to 3 where 1 = the most important, 2 = second and 3 = third.
|Total||1st||2nd||3rd||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens||Vote Other|
|Housing affordability pushing people to the fringes of major cities||66%||24%||24%||18%||68%||65%||70%||51%|
|Lack of government investment in infrastructure like roads and public transport||62%||28%||15%||19%||62%||60%||63%||59%|
|The lack of employment opportunities in the regions, driving people to the cities||62%||18%||23%||21%||58%||66%||59%||61%|
|Poor planning that means people live too far from where they work||45%||9%||18%||18%||46%||42%||54%||37%|
|Excessive levels of immigration||37%||15%||9%||13%||34%||40%||16%||62%|
|Lack of regulations for property developers||29%||7%||11%||11%||32%||26%||39%||30%|
The main problems for major cities (each nominated by around two thirds of respondents) were – Housing affordability pushing people to the fringes of major cities, Lack of government investment in infrastructure like roads and public transport and The lack of employment opportunities in the regions, driving people to the cities.
Lack of regulations for property developers (29%) was the least important problem.
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