Generation Y


What’s the key to home ownership for Gen Y?

Over the last 25 years, home ownership rates have fallen sharply for young Australians. Between 1982 and 2011, the home ownership rate for young adults aged 25 to 34 years dropped from 56% to 34%. Growing concerns about their home ownership prospects have prompted those...
Journal article

Youth employment in Australia: a comparative analysis of labour force participation by age group

In the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), concern regarding youth unemployment in Australia and in many other countries has been escalating, and justifably so. However, the proposed policy solutions – where they exist – may not be the most effective. This paper undertakes...

Towards a super connected Australia - GenNBN: understanding Australia's most connected generation

Foreword Bernard Salt, KPMG partner and social researcher There is one feature that has galvanised Australians across every generation since WWII and possibly longer and that is the irrepressible pursuit of lifestyle.

Information searches that solve problems

For help with a variety of common problems, more people turn to the internet than consult experts or family members to provide information and resources. Members of Gen Y are the leading users of libraries for help solving problems and in more general patronage. This...

Generation whY?

Introducing Gen Y