2010 Legatum Prosperity Index

A selection of relevant figures from the 2010 Legatum Prosperity Index at: http://www.prosperity.com/rankings.aspx Governance 8 Australia 9 United Kingdom Economy 8 Australia 18 United Kingdom Entrepreneurship & Opportunity 5 United Kingdom 13 Australia Education 2 Australia 22 United Kingdom Health… Read the rest

Supermarket Market Share in UK and Australia

A list of Supermarkets and the market share of each of them in late 2009. Market Share UK supermarket chains Market Share Australian Grocery Shops 30.70% Tesco 31.42% Woolworths 17.30% Asda 21.62% Coles 15.90% Sainsbury’s 9.79% IGA 11.70% Morrisons 2.55%… Read the rest

Rent as a Percentage of Income

Median Rent figures are easily available for Brisbane in Queensland, from the Queensland Residential Tenancies Authority. These figures were available for the 3 months ended Sept 2010. Weekly Rent Property Type New Rentals $365.00 Two bedroom flats/units 4,303 $380.00 3… Read the rest

QS University Comparison Australia – UK

Annual rankings of World Universities have been produced by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) from 2004. These were produced in partnership with Times Higher Education (THE), until 2009, but are now produced independently with THE now producing in association with another partner.… Read the rest

THE University Comparison Australia – UK

The Times Higher Education (THE) has been publishing its annual rankings of World Universities for seven years. This 2010-11 year is the first to be using the rankings data provider, Thomson Reuters. Results from the Times Higher Education 2010 world… Read the rest

Sydney house prices worse than London

Newspaper reports today (30 May 2010) show the following: THE average house in Sydney is more expensive than the average home in London and New York, according to a comparison of real estate prices in the biggest cities around the… Read the rest

Australian and UK House Prices 2003 to 2009

Australian and UK House Prices

Newspaper reports on 29th May 2010 show Median house prices as follows: $651,000 Sydney $462,000 London $460,000 New York The following charts, using data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, and the British Bankers Association,… Read the rest