Aussies prefer living outside the city if they can work from home - survey reveals

Aussies would prefer to live further away from a bustling city provided they were given work-from-home flexibility, a survey reveals.

New data from Imagine Frankston showed 1800 of 2000 Aussies surveyed (90 per cent) were open to living along the urban fringe if they had the option to work from home.

1020 survey participants (51 per cent) said they were motivated by the prospect of bigger properties, back yards and floorplans offered in greater metropolitan areas, while 900 prioritised their distance to beaches and parks than to the CBD.