Do you ever wonder, how much we as Australians spend on gifts at Christmas? Well let me tell you, we can definitely spend!
Each year Aussies are spending $10 billion dollars on Christmas presents, that works out $700 per person.* We’re a generous nation, which is great thing – but it can really pull on the old purse strings.
More than three-quarters of Australians find Christmas puts a huge strain on their finances, with 66% saying that the biggest cause is buying Christmas gifts.*
You may be asking yourself, ‘So, how do I buy a quality present without spending a fortune?’ Gumtree has fantastic gifts for all the family and you may be able to find the perfect piece of jewellery for your wife, iPhone for your kid or something that the whole family will enjoy – like a BBQ.
Here are what Aussies a looking to buy this Christmas:*
- Jewellery – 1.3 million people want
- Clothing – 1.3 million people want
- Ipad/tablet – 900,000 people want
- Smart phone/iphone – 895,000 people want
- Home accessories – 782,000 people want
- Computer/laptop – 765,000 people want
- Sporting equipment – 630,000 people want
- Headphone/speakers – 603,000 people want
- BBQ – 582,000 people want
- Camera – 564,000 people want
Whatever your budget this Christmas, you can find what you’re looking for on Gumtree!
*The stats referenced are from the Gumtree Commissioned Smart Santa Survey 2016