3 in 4 Aussies trust their neighbours. Do you?

Aussie mateship is still high in our suburbs, with 3 in 4 Aussies trusting their neighbours, according to new research.

Surprisingly, more respondents would leave their pet with their neighbour while they’re away (49%) than trusting them with their home keys (46%). Va67lue 300x200

The data reveals only one in four Aussies don’t trust their neighbours.

The rest of us, however, would trust them with a range of responsibilities in relation to our own property.

The findings come from a survey of 1021 Australians – commissioned by leading parcel delivery service CouriersPlease (CP) – which asked respondents to think about their past and present neighbours when asked what they would trust their neighbours with.

Here are the key findings:

  • 82% of Aussies would trust their neighbour to collect their mail
  • 46% trust their neighbour with the key to their home
  • 38% trust their neighbour more than they did 10 years ago
  • 84% of Baby Boomers trust their neighbour, compared with 64% of Millennials

Some more details: 

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The results found that 74 per cent of respondents would trust their neighbours with responsibilities such as collecting mail and deliveries, looking after pets and plants, and holding a set of house keys while they are away.

Among all the responsibilities we could give a neighbour, however, collecting mail (chosen by 82 per cent of respondents) and allowing couriers to leave parcels with them (69 per cent of respondents) were ones we’d most trust them with.

Three in five respondents (63 per cent) would allow their neighbour to look after their plants while away.

Surprisingly, more respondents would leave their pet with their neighbour while they were away (49 per cent of respondents) than trusting them with their home key (46 per cent of respondents).

Almost half (43 per cent) said they would allow their neighbour to housesit their home while they were away. V6899ue 300x200

When asked how many neighbours they trust, 37 per cent of respondents revealed they only trust one neighbour, while a quarter (26%) trust two to three neighbours around them.

Thirty-eight (38) per cent trust their neighbours more now than they did 10 years ago.

The survey also found that Baby Boomers are most trusting of their neighbours than Millennials:

84 per cent of over 60s trust their neighbour, compared with just 64 per cent of 19-to-29-year olds.

Responsibilities Aussies say they would trust their neighbour with Percentage
Collecting my mail 82%
Allowing couriers to leave my parcel with them while I’m away 69%
Looking after my plants when I’m away 63%
Looking after my pet when I’m away 49%
Leaving my home key with them while I’m away 46%
Housesitting my place while I’m away 34%


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Ahmad is Director of Metropole Properties Sydney and a highly skilled wealth strategist. He is a passionate property investor, has a degree in Commerce, is a licensed estate agent and qualified property investment advisor and has personally coached and educated hundreds of clients to create wealth through property.
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