Australians are living with their parents for longer, according to new data, which has shown a portion of adults are not moving out until they are 34.

A significant 39 per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds still live in their family home, according to a survey of 2000 Australians by Market Research company Insights Exchange.

Meanwhile, 15 per cent of 25 to 34-year-olds are still living with their, which is a 10 per cent increase on last year’s data.

A significant 39 per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds still live in their family home. (Nine)

Experts said these adults not being able to comfortably afford rent was playing a factor in them living with their parents longer.

“Going out on their own, whether it’s renting or saving for a house deposit, it’s just becoming further and further out of reach,” Insights Exchange demographer and founder Nichola Quail said.

Quail said young adults did not see a reason to move out during the cost of living crisis.

“Why would they move out of home?” Quail said.

“If they’ve got a comfortable living space, they’re not having to pay too many of the bills and they can spend their disposable income how they like.”

Rose McLelland, 25, still lives at home with her mum and dad.  (Nine)

The study also looked at how young Australians were spending their disposable income.

Up to 44 per cent of responders used it for general expenses, 43 per cent of responders spent it on travel, while 29 per cent spent it on a new car.

Another 27 per cent used their disposable income to buy clothes and accessories.

Only 24 per cent were using their disposable income to save for a house deposit.

Rose McLelland, 25, still lives at home with her mum and dad. 

“It’s tough when you’re living in Sydney…so I think it’s a very common trend,” she told 9News.

“We’re getting closer to our 30s and we’re still living at home.”

“I’m getting my travel out of the way and getting my shopping under control and trying to prioritise saving.”

The study also looked at how young Australians were spending their disposable income. (Nine)

Father Bruce said he didn’t mind having his daughter live there.

“It is the new normal, the next thing will be the kiddies, you know,” he said.

Social Researcher Edgar Liu said being forced to choose between a deposit and a personal purchase was a decision not everyone wanted to make.

“We need to pay more attention to how people actually want to live and provide the right kind of housing and the right kind of support for people to do that,” he said.

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