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Jacob Stiles

Jacob is an avid communicator and writer, with a passion for learning and developing new skills. He has a Bachelor of Communications from QUT, majoring in Journalism and minoring in Geography, and always loves to be able to combine these skills and write about interesting places around the world. In his spare time, you will probably find Jacob playing games with friends or climbing at his local bouldering gym.

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Stories by Jacob Stiles

29 May 2024 15:22

Who cares about home ownership?

Written by Jacob Stiles

The team at Compare the Market Australia survey more than 3,000 adults to find out who still cares about home ownership across Australia, Canada and the USA.

10 Apr 2024 10:00

Cost of a Passport Around the World

Written by Jacob Stiles

Compare the Market Australia has examined the cost and value of different national passports around the world to reveal which are the most expensive.

7 Mar 2024 16:03

Unrealistic Home Ownership Dreams

Written by Jacob Stiles

A survey by Compare the Market Australia examines home ownership and major renovation plans across Australian, Canadian and American adults.

5 Feb 2024 03:31

Who’s Keen to go Green?

Written by Jacob Stiles

Compare the Market Australia asks 3,000 Australian, American and Canadian adults about how excited they are to be powered by renewables, and what they think of nuclear energy.

23 Jan 2024 10:51

Best Car-Less Cities

Written by Jacob Stiles

Compare the Market Australia creates an index to figure out which cities around the world are the best to visit without a car.

27 Nov 2023 15:13

Homey or Hellscape?

Written by Jacob Stiles

Compare the Market Australia compares people’s attitudes towards suburban and city living, digging into which one is more desired and why.

13 Nov 2023 14:07

Solar Panel Showdown

Written by Jacob Stiles

Compare the Market Australia surveys 3,000 Australian, Canadian and American adults on take-up and attitudes towards rooftop solar energy.

25 Oct 2023 09:55

Countries with the highest and lowest household debt 2023

Written by Jacob Stiles

Compare the Market Australia compares and ranks nations based on their average level of household debt.

19 Sep 2023 14:50

The lactose and gluten-free tax

Written by Jacob Stiles

In this piece, Compare the Market explores the difference in cost between gluten and dairy products and their dietary alternatives in seven nations around the world.

14 Aug 2023 11:29

What is the most expensive country for charging an electric vehicle?

Written by Jacob Stiles

In this country-level comparison, we explore the cost of driving an electric vehicle and how much it could impact your household electricity bill.

14 Aug 2023 10:59

Single women’s liveability index 2023

Written by Jacob Stiles

Compare the Market Australia created an index and ranked 35 nations around the world using seven different metrics related to single women’s liveability.

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