Ipswich residents rated their current personal financial circumstances 6.1/10, lower than the Australian average (6.3)

Financial circumstances in Ipswich

The section reports on your residents’ current and future personal financial circumstances, their ability to meet commitments and how they feel about the future economic prospects of their local area. It gives you the capability to explore how your residents’ views regarding their health compare beyond, across and within your LGA.

Ipswich Current Financial Circumstances
Australia
6.3
Ipswich 2021
6.4
South East QLD
6.1
Queensland
6.1
Fringe & Peri-urban
5.8
Collected May 2022

Ipswich residents rated their current Personal Financial Circumstances an average of 6.1 out of 10, consistent with South East QLD (6.1) and Queensland (6.1), higher than Fringe & Peri-urban (5.8), and lower than Australia (6.3) and Ipswich 2021 (6.4).

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Residents rated their current personal financial circumstances an average of 6.1 out of 10. When asked about the future, 26% forecast that their personal financial circumstances will get better in 12 months and 19% believe they will get worse.
How would you rate your personal financial circumstances?
Do you think your personal financial circumstance will get worse, stay the same or get better over the next year?
Ipswich
6.1
Very poor
Excellent
April 2021
6.4
Very poor
Excellent
Ipswich
19%
55%
26%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
April 2021
12%
60%
28%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
How often, if ever, are you late meeting your financial commitments?
Do you think the economic situation in your local area will get worse, stay the same or get better over the next year?
Ipswich
April 2021
Always late
2%
2%
Often late
5%
3%
Sometimes late
27%
26%
Never late
67%
69%
Ipswich
40%
47%
14%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
April 2021
21%
62%
17%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better