The initial reports from Australia’s 2006 Census have been released. According to the Australian Financial Review, these reports indicate that Australians are “older and richer, but further from owning a home or starting a family”. You can browse the reports yourself here.
Also released in the last couple of days was Merrill Lynch & Capgemini’s World Wealth Report, which had some interesting things to report on philanthropy: according to the AFR‘s article on the report, “The wealth of the world’s super-rich soared last year at the fastest rate for seven years. But the rise in riches was accompanied by a surge in charitable giving AUD $340 billion – believed to be a record”. You can read the World Wealth Report here.
Jun. 29, 2007
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