The Emerging Collaborative Economy in Australia

Research by: Vision Critical in partnership with Collaborative Lab and Nine!
Date Published: October 2014

Why we choose this research?

This is the first study that examines the uptake and enthusiasm for collaborative economy services in the Australian Market. As such it provides a basic understanding of the collaborative economy in Australia.

Key findings 

  • 61% of the population are aware of the collaborative economy services in Australia.
  • 53% of the people have participated in collaborative economy activities in the year 2013.
  • 54% of those who have participated in collaborative economy activities were using mobility sharing services.
  • 76% of the survey takers were consumers, 35% were service provider and 18% were both.


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