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Sophie Wallis

Sophie Wallis

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Sophie Wallis is an insights analyst at Finder. A former business consultant, she has a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Economics from the University of Melbourne. Sophie loves data, dumplings, and learning new languages.

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New Year’s resolutions 2022

Nearly 14 million Australians have set a New Year’s resolution for 2022 – that's 2.1 million fewer people than in 2021.

Sophie Wallis 18 January 2022
New Year’s resolutions 2022

Back to school costs 2022

Parents will fork out $20.3 billion on back to school costs this year - $3,621 each for primary students and $6,957 for secondary students.

Sophie Wallis 10 January 2022
Back to school costs 2022

The cost of raising kids 2021

Wondering how much to save for a child? Finder research reveals parents spend $18,255 per year on average.

Sophie Wallis 16 November 2021
The cost of raising kids 2021

Online shopping statistics 2021

Australians have come to love the convenience of shopping online. The average Aussie spends $228 and 4.4 hours online shopping each week.

Sophie Wallis 16 November 2021
Online shopping statistics 2021

Finder’s Parenting Report 2021

Finder's Parenting Report 2021Parenting has undergone quite the makeover in recent decades. Technology and smartphones are becoming a bigger part of kids' lives, and a growing number of children have savings accounts and even share trading accounts. More recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on Australian parents. Learning to navigate caretaking and […]

Sophie Wallis 22 October 2021
Finder’s Parenting Report 2021

The Recovery Index

Finder's Recovery Index as of November 2021Overall Recovery70%Travel32%Transport75%Leisure88%Economy86%Measuring recoveryThe Recovery Index compares life today to pre-pandemic times to measure how 'normal' our current lifestyles are. The index aims to illustrate the extent to which the pandemic turned everyday life upside down, and track recovery from an economic and societal perspective.The index uses data from years […]

Sophie Wallis 18 October 2021
The Recovery Index

Disposable income in Australia

Finder analysed earnings and living expenses to find out where Aussies have the most disposable income and where is the best place to retire.

Sophie Wallis 6 September 2021
Disposable income in Australia

Finder’s Cryptocurrency Report 2021

Finder's Cryptocurrency Report 2021 explores the rise of cryptocurrency, why Australians are investing, and trends underpinning its future.

Sophie Wallis 2 September 2021
Finder’s Cryptocurrency Report 2021

COVID-19 comfort and mobility statistics

Finder's COVID Comfort Indicator analyses how comfortable Australians feel doing everyday activities during the pandemic.

Sophie Wallis 29 July 2021
COVID-19 comfort and mobility statistics

Internet speed statistics

Find out which state has the fastest Internet, when the best time to get your Netflix fix is, and how to get the most out of your broadband.

Sophie Wallis 26 July 2021
Internet speed statistics
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