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Millions of Aussies living in ‘hygiene poverty’

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Retail World Magazine; July 9, 2024

New research reveals that over four million Australians are currently living in ‘hygiene poverty’.

According to the research conducted by Good360 Australia, more than one in seven (15%) respondents recently skipped buying essential personal hygiene or household cleaning products because they were unable to afford them.

It also highlights that one in five respondents are worried about not being able to afford personal hygiene or household cleaning products in the future (20%), and that 18% are concerned about their family having access to the essential products they need to be healthy.

Good360 Australia defines ‘hygiene poverty’ as going without one or more hygiene products because you can’t afford them.

“It is often a precursor to food and fuel poverty, as people are likely to give up products like shampoo before they go without food,” says the organisation.

Read the full article over at Retail World Magazine.

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