The average Western Australian renter is a woman, just under 34 years old who earns about $58,485 a year and lives in a home with one or two other people. Most Western Australian renters are employed and earn above average wages.
Western Australian renters need to make on average, five enquiries before they secure a rental property. 75% of Australian renters think that the rental market is fiercely competitive.
83% of Australian renters have no long-term security with just 53% of renters on a one-year lease agreement, while 26% of renters are on month-to-month (periodic) lease.
Three quarters of renters are concerned about the stress involved in moving house.
About half of renters experience anxiety about the unknown when they are required to move, or are concerned about a loss of stability.