The REIA Housing Affordability Report is a quarterly report which provides timely and authoritative information on the level of housing affordability in Australia and its States and Territories, including the proportion of the median family income required to meet average monthly loan repayments across Australia as well as income data and data on borrowings.
The REIA Housing Affordability Report is recognised as the most authoritative indicator of Australian housing affordability currently available.
To ensure an accurate profile of housing affordability nationwide, the REIA Housing Affordability Report incorporates data from all major lending institutions, the Australian Bureau of Statistics and Cannex Ltd.
Median weekly family income figures are based on ABS Family Income Surveys, and are updated from ABS Average Weekly Earnings data. The REIA Housing Affordability Report contains the following information for Australia and each of the states and territories:
RELEASE DATES FOR THE 2019 REPORTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
REIA Housing Affordability Report
December quarter 2018 – Wednesday 6 March 2019
March quarter 2019 – Wednesday 5 June 2019
June quarter 2019 – Wednesday 4 September 2019
September quarter 2019 – Wednesday 4 December 2019