‘There’s room for you in the world’s largest island’ says the article (attached) below. Australia is a very large island. It’s hard to think of it as an island, but that’s what it is. The International Retirement Directory interviewed the authors of several editions of Where To Retire In Australia, Jill and Owen Weeks.

Australia Fast Facts:

Median age38
Average number of children per family
for families with children1.8
for all families0.7
All private dwellings10,852,208
Average number of people per household2.5
Median weekly household income$1,746
Median monthly mortgage repayments$1,863
Median weekly rent (a)$375
Average number of motor vehicles per dwelling1.8
Country of birth, top responses All peopleAustralia, 2021% Australia, 2021Australia, 2016% Australia, 2016
Other top responses:nullnullnullnull
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)549,6182.2509,5582.2
New Zealand530,4922.1518,4622.2
Source: ABS 2022

Read more about where to retire in Australia, in the International Retirement Directory

A double page showing Uluru on one side with its red colours and reddish brown grass and on the other side a sign post in the desert, paragraphs of writing and a photo of a couple in blue shirts smiling.

The International Retirement Directory is a practical guide that looks at more than 60 retirement destinations. Australia is blessed to have so many good lifestyle retirement locations from the tropics of Far North Queensland to the cool climate temperatures of Tasmania with its four distinct seasons.

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