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 2020-2021 REPORTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
REIA Housing Affordability Report
September quarter 2020 – Wednesday 2 December 2020
December quarter 2020 – Wednesday 3 March 2021
March quarter 2021 – Wednesday 2 June 2021
June quarter 2021 – Wednesday 1 September 2021
September quarter 2021 – Wednesday, 1 December 2021