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Affordability Report - June 2018

June 2018

EWOV's Affordability Report - June 2018, providing up-to-date information on affordability case data.

Overview

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EWOV Credit case trends 

Compared to the previous quarter, credit cases increased slightly in the January - March 2017 quarter, rising 3% to 2,068 cases. 

Spotlight on Victoria's affordability case hotspots 

We analysed the rate of EWOV credit cases in different municipalities. In 2017, the affordability case hotspots were almost all in regional Victoria and in areas of higher socioeconomic disadvantage. The following are the hotspots.

Credit Overall: 1. Latrobe, 2. Greater Shepparton, 3. Wodonga, 4. Pyrenees, and 5. Melton

Disconnection/Restriction: 1. Wodonga, 2. Latrobe, 3. Wangaratta, 4. Greater Shepparton, and 5. Benalla

Payment Difficulties: 1. Hindmarsh, 2. Latrobe, 3. Ballarat, 4. Greater Shepparton, and 5. Pyrenees

Collection: 1. Loddon 2. Greater Shepparton 3. Melton 4. Cardinia, and 5. Pyrenees