Pool ownership (slightly) increases in Australia


Wednesday, 28 November, 2018


Pool ownership (slightly) increases in Australia

Market research firm Roy Morgan says swimming pool ownership is on the rise in Australia. According to its latest report, nearly 13% of the total population (2.7 million) lives in a home with a swimming pool. That's up 1% since the last study was conducted in 2015.

Regional Queensland has the highest count, with 20% of Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Bundaberg, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns residents living in a home with a swimming pool.

Trailing slightly behind, those figures decrease to 19% for Perth, 18% for Brisbane and 15% for Sydney.

Only 9% of Melbourne and Adelaide residents can boast a pool, with Hobart trailing behind at just 4%.

Image credit: © stock.adobe.com/au/nickolya

Related News

Thousands of kids take part in Learn2Swim Week

Poolwerx has recorded its most successful Learn2Swim Week to date, with 355 swim schools across...

SPASA issues email scam warning

SPASA Australia has issued a warning to industry members following a spike in phishing, scam and...

New campaign focuses on portable pool safety

The WA State Government and The Royal Life Saving Society Australia have joined forces to launch...


  • All content Copyright © 2018 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd