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The Changing Role of Fathers

By: McCrindleThose tasked with the important job of parenting Generation Alpha are likely to be those of Generations X and Y. While most Baby Boomers were shaped in households where fewer mums worked outside the home, today the majority of parents are two-income earning.Along with the massive...

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The Future of Housing In Australia

By: McCrindleAustralia needs to build an additional three million homes over the next two decades to provide the needed infrastructure to house Australia’s growing population. By 2041 we will have 13 million homes, up from 10 million in 2021.Changing needs for a homeThe current demand is for...

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Food Trends By Generation

By: McCrindleFood is a key component of a healthy lifestyle and, positively, 80% of Australians say they prioritise making healthy food choices.The key reasons Australians stop making healthy food choices, however, are the time it takes to prepare it (35%), that fresh produce costs more than...

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Australia’s Future Demographic Identity

By: McCrindleAustralia’s most recent census was a timely reminder that every stat tells a story. Data has the power to show us where we have come from and gives us a glimpse into the future of what could be.From some of the earliest days of record-keeping, we can see that Australia has a...

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Australians on the Move

By: McCrindleThe latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data on regional migration shows losses in NSW and VIC (-4,500 and -4,900) whereas QLD, WA and even SA grew (+7,000, +1600 and +600).Australians are looking for cities and regions with lifestyle, affordability, amenities and safe communities...

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The Future of Cities

By: McCrindle Australia’s eight capital cities are changing rapidly and vary in their generational mix, cultural diversity, affordability, household income and commuter preferences.With widespread societal change brought on by COVID-19, the 2021 Census will reveal a snapshot of the key...

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Impacts of COVID-19 on Population Growth

By: McCrindleThe latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) population data has arrived, highlighting the impacts of COVID-19 on our population. Referencing the September 2020 quarter, this is one of the first releases from the ABS that provides a clear picture of Australia in the wake of...

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Three Impacts of COVID-19 on the Future of Retail

By: McCrindleAs we entered a new financial year, this heralded a milestone of more than a year of living nationally in a COVID-19 world. While many organisations are attempting to uphold a state of business as usual, an analysis of the last financial year shows how the changes in consumer...

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