England to Australia Size Comparison

Comparison of the size of England to Australian States

England would fit into Western Australia about 20 times England would fit into Queensland about 14 times England would fit into Northern Territory about 11 times England would fit into South… Read the rest

Comparison of the size of England to Australian States

England would fit into Western Australia about 20 times England would fit into Queensland about 14 times England would fit into Northern Territory about 11 times England would fit into South… Read the rest

Religion Comparison Australia – UK

A comparison of Christian and No Religion in Australia and the United Kingdom

In 2001 about 15.0% of the British population were not religious, and this rose to 26.13% by 2011. In 2001 about 15.5% of the Australian population were… Read the rest

A comparison of Christian and No Religion in Australia and the United Kingdom

In 2001 about 15.0% of the British population were not religious, and this rose to 26.13% by 2011. In 2001 about 15.5% of the Australian population were… Read the rest

Petrol Prices: Australia and UK, April 2016

A comparison of Petrol prices between UK and Australia

  Actual Prices of Unleaded Petrol on 22nd April 2016

UK Petrol Price

My old area in Kent 105.9 pence Lowest 109.9 pence Highest

Australia Petrol Price

My area in Queensland… Read the rest

A comparison of Petrol prices between UK and Australia

  Actual Prices of Unleaded Petrol on 22nd April 2016

UK Petrol Price

My old area in Kent 105.9 pence Lowest 109.9 pence Highest

Australia Petrol Price

My area in Queensland… Read the rest

Gender Equality in Australia

How is Gender Equality working in Australia ?

Almost everyone says that women are not yet equal to men, but is it getting close? Some say it is no difference, but others says it is getting closer.  I assume it… Read the rest

How is Gender Equality working in Australia ?

Almost everyone says that women are not yet equal to men, but is it getting close? Some say it is no difference, but others says it is getting closer.  I assume it… Read the rest

Australia has Largest Floor Space per Person for New Residential Properties

Floor Space per person in 2009 for New Residential Properties

89 sqm Australia 77 sqm USA 72 sqm Canada 65 sqm Denmark 55 sqm Germany 45 sqm Greece 43 sqm France 39 sqm Sweden 35 sqm Japan 35 sqm Spain… Read the rest

Floor Space per person in 2009 for New Residential Properties

89 sqm Australia 77 sqm USA 72 sqm Canada 65 sqm Denmark 55 sqm Germany 45 sqm Greece 43 sqm France 39 sqm Sweden 35 sqm Japan 35 sqm Spain… Read the rest

Retirement Pension

Retirement Pension Income in Australia

The Australian Retirement pension consists of two possible parts: The Government Aged Pension Benefit, paid by Centrelink (the welfare system). The compulsory Employer Paid Super scheme. The British Retirement pension consists of two possible parts:… Read the rest

Sydney or London, which has the cheapest cost of living

Comparative Cost of Living between London and Sydney, comparing costs to Average Income after tax

Using data from www.numbeo.com, for the two cities of Sydney and London in March 2015, we compared each Cities costs to the Average after tax… Read the rest

Unemployment Rates Australia and England

Unemployment Rates Australia and England

[important] Updates to Unemployment Rates in June 2015 6.1% Aus -June 2015 Seasonally Adjusted. www.abs.gov.au (8.2% Tas and 4.1% ACT) 5.6% UK – June 2015 www.ons.gov.uk [/important]   2014 Update: United Kingdom: Unemployment fell by… Read the rest

One in 10 Australians say they cannot afford to buy enough food..

A report from the Guardian newspaper states that “One in 10 Australians say they cannot afford to buy enough food..”  and that “Relative poverty in Australia is higher than the OECD average”. How accurate is this and what does it… Read the rest

Australians have 4th highest Disposable Income in the world

According to the OECD, Australians have the 4th highest disposable Income in the world AND the 3rd highest average wage. Disposable Income: 2012 USD  Full Time     Disposable Income Country 1  $                      38,753  United States 2  $                      38,210  Ireland 3  … Read the rest

Centrelink (Australia) and Department of Social Security (UK)

For those of us who left the UK sometime ago, this bit of info may be news to us: The Department of Social Security (DSS) is a defunct governmental agency in the United Kingdom, which was superseded by the Department… Read the rest