How much does the average Aussie spend on Christmas presents?

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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:*

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

Here are a few gift ideas for the special people in your life:

Michael Hill Diamond Bracelet $1400  – RRP $1799


Apple Watch 2 $1100 – RRP $1300


IPad 4 $550 – RRP $800


IPhone 6 Plus $690 – RRP $800


Macbook Air Pro 2012 $500 – 2016 RRP $1549


Samsung Ultra High Definition 4K TV $1000 – RRP $1695


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