Over half of Australian renters live in homes needing repair
Across Australia, many renters are forced to live in poor quality homes that require major repairs. Domain recently published data from consumer advocacy group Choice which shows that more than half of Australian renters are faced with serious issues that require repairs.
As this week's infographic shows, renters are concerned about contacting their landlord to request repairs. This is due to several reasons such as the request being delayed or ignored, an increase in rent and even being evicted. New South Wales has the highest share of rental accommodation requiring repairs with 56 percent of respondents confirming that they are currently living in a poor quality home.
This chart shows renter's concerns about repair requests and share of homes needing repair in 2018.
The Statista "Chart of the Day", made available
under the Creative Commons License CC BY-ND 3.0, may be used
and displayed without charge by all commercial and
non-commercial websites. Use is, however, only permitted with
proper attribution to Statista. When publishing one of these graphics,
please include a backlink to the respective infographic URL.
The Statista "Chart of the Day" currently focuses
on two sectors: "Media and Technology", updated
daily and featuring the latest statistics from the media,
internet, telecommunications and consumer electronics
industries; and "Economy and Society", which
current data from the United States and around the
world relating to economic and political issues as well as
sports and entertainment.
For individual content and infographics in your Corporate Design,
please visit our agency website
Any more questions?
Get in touch with us quickly and easily. We are happy to help!