Australia’s Changing Spiritual Landscape

By: McCrindle

A rising trend in Australia is the affinity for no religion1. While one in five Australians (22%) considered themselves as non-religious in 2011, the number has been rising with three in ten (30%) considering themselves as non-religious in 2016.2 Read more

Graduate Job Readiness

By: McCrindle

The transition from being a student into the turbulence of the workforce is a significant milestone in a young person’s life. Read more

Counting Down to Census 2021

By: McCrindle

More than 5,800 years after the world’s first ever census, the 2021 Australian Census is just under 200 days away. Read more

Aussies Open to Spiritual Conversations

By: Kim Wilkinson

New study finds that 4 in 5 Australians, particularly young people, are open to talking about spiritual topics, including views that are different from their own. Read more

Positive Economic Outlook for Australia in 2021

By: McCrindle

While 2020 began with hope and optimism for a new year and decade, the COVID-19 pandemic quickly took hold of the world, and the subsequent lockdowns and restrictions having many personal impacts for people, but also on the economy. Despite a tough year in 2020, economists are positive about Australia’s recovery over the coming years.

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Australia, A Global Leader in Unity

By: McCrindle

Although 2020 presented unforeseen challenges, it saw Australians come together to show the mateship we are known for.  In this ‘lucky country’, three in five Australians (59%) believe that over the next three years, Australia will become more united. Read more

Perhaps Australia is the Lucky Country After All

By: McCrindle

Despite the challenges presented in 2020, 85% of Australians say that they are happy when they think about their life overall. Two in five Australians (41%) believe they are happier than the average Australian, with a further 40% believing they are equally as happy as the average Australian. Read more

Disruption, Disillusionment and Diversity: The Future of the Church

By: McCrindle

As social researchers we spend our time studying the social and demographic landscape to understand emerging trends and advise organisations on how to adapt for an ever-changing future. So 2020 kept us on our toes! Read more

New Life Expectancy and Death Data

By: McCrindle

Australians are now forecast to live longer than ever according to the latest ABS data. Men born today are forecast to live until 80.9 years, and women will live even longer, up to 85 years. Read more

Top Ten Trends for 2021

By: McCrindle

2020 was a year unlike any other. Our year in review showed the vast changes and important social, political, global and cultural events that took place. As we look ahead to 2021, it’s important for leaders to have foresight, and to be able to see things not just as they are, but as they will be. So, what can we expect to see and change in the year ahead? Read more