Renters at a glance 2018

Renters at a glance 2018

  • There are 2,156,653 renters in NSW.
  • 29% of NSW residents are renters.
  • 88% of renters are in private rental.
  • 12% of renters are in public or community housing.
  • $480 is the median weekly rent in 2018.
  • 55% of Aboriginal people in NSW are renters.
  • 6% of renters in NSW are Indigenous people.
  • 31% of people born overseas are renters.
  • 25% of people who need assistance due to a disability are renters.
  • 62% of renters are under 40 years of age.
  • 47% of single parent families in NSW are renters.

Of renter households in NSW:

  • 27% are single people,
  • 20% are couples,
  • 41% are families with dependent children,
  • 9% are group households.

 

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