|Forum topic by degoose||posted 11-07-2009 11:08 PM||1068 views||0 times favorited||14 replies|
11-07-2009 11:08 PM
BankWest in Australia has recently conducted a shed survey across the country, with some interesting results – the most surprising being that a bank has actually looked up from their own navels and had a look at something that has importance to a number of its customers. The following is an excerpt from that report regarding the shed in Queensland… my home state.
The latest Bankwest Social Indicator Report also found that the average Queensland
With Father’s Day just around the corner, the Shed Index found – unsurprisingly –
Unexpectedly, the Report revealed that the humble shed might be a shot in the arm
Average “shed time” was two hours or less for 70 per cent of men, while a clutch of
Nearly 20 per cent of shed owners are partial to “hanging out” in their shed – 36 per
But there is a dark side to sheds, with two per cent of men reporting that their
Bankwest spokesman Adrian Bradley said the Report highlighted the cultural and
“It’s often said that Poms consider their house to be their castle but our report shows
“More than half of men surveyed said their shed was very important to them and 70
“Sheds can be a tranquil sanctuary from the world, with nearly one in three men
“Shed owners also seem to live well within their means, with only two per cent taking
I think that this might just be equally relevant to some of the states in the USA?
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