A woman’s place IS in the home

According to census data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 61 per cent of Australian women own their own home, compared with 58 per cent of men.

Single women in particular are flexing their financial muscles, with 65 per cent of single Australian women owning their own homes compared to 55 per cent of bachelors.

Women were a little more likely to own their own home without a mortgage (28.1 per cent compared with 25 per cent of men in 2013-14), according to an ABS press release.

Would like to understand more of the drivers behind this, would you?

Read more at Women’s Agenda.

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