Determined Suburbans are an influential Type. They are often seen to give advice to their social network on a variety of topics such as food, travel and technology. On an upwards trajectory, these young professionals and singles are earning high incomes, and due to their high levels of post-graduate education these income levels are expected to continue to increase. With a significant amount of first home buyers, this Type is likely to be in the consideration stage for some major life expenses such as a furniture, appliances and even automotive.
Determined Suburbans are a mix of young, educated professional couples and singles who are new to the property market. They likely work in the CBD and the long-term priorities for the next couple of years revolve around ‘big ticket’ life milestones. At the younger end, they are aged between 25–34 working in technical fields or the sciences. They are subscribers to the thought of continuous learning, with many having sought out post-graduate qualifications leading to high personal incomes more than $150,000 p.a.
Determined Suburbans are a Type who values experiences and believes variety is the ‘spice of life’. Health and fitness is important, and this Type can be seen going out for a jog, weekend bike ride or even a nightly walk. Mass participation events are also a favourite, such as triathlons and fun-runs, which for this goal-led Type provides a tangible target to work towards. Experiencing different cultures also appeals, whether that’s sampling international beers, travel, or from a culinary perspective. Due to packed schedules, arbitrary big nights out with friends have now made way for more subdued planned private functions, however, socialising remains a priority.
For this Type, technology is their go to, they utilise their laptops and tablets for their news-fix. Podcasts provide a great avenue to satisfy their desire for self-development and streaming music means they have control of the content that engage them. Outdoor advertising works well and aligns to their active lifestyles. Determined Suburbans are heavily influenced by word-of-mouth and the recommendations of their inner circle, which make social media and generating talk-ability a big opportunity for advertisers.
This Type are very much ‘cutting their own path’ – not overly cautious or rooted in tradition, Determined Suburbans enjoy their alone time as it allows them to set ambitious goals and go after them. Organisation and being well-informed are important, meaning advertisers should provide the means for research and product comparisons. This Type are socially-conscious, believing in fairness and equality for all as well as having an interest in their local community and the environment. Opportunities which highlight the positive health benefits a product can offer will be taken with gratitude, as will brands positioning their offerings to optimise their lives.