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Proportion of median income required to pay the median rent (%)

Wealth inequalityInequalityInequalityHousing & homelessness
Source: ANZ Corelogic housing affordability report, March 2022 Note: Assumes owner has borrowed 80% of median dwelling value and is paying the average discounted variable mortgage for a term of 25 years

This graph shows that the proportion of median household disposable income required to pay the median rent rose from 26% to 31% between 2003 and 2021.

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