ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence increases for fifth straight week, up 4.5pts to 89.5

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 6-May-20

ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence rose 5.3% to 89.5 in the week to 3 May. Now 23% (up 4ppts) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 39% (down 1ppt) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially. Meanwhile, 36% (up 6ppts) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 21% (down 1ppt) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. However, just 8% (up 2ppts) expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months, while 48% (unchanged) expect ‘bad times’. In addition, 29% (up 4ppts) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items, while 45% (up 7ppts) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’. The four-week moving average for ‘inflation expectations’ fell 0.3ppt to 3.4%. The weekly reading fell to 3.2% from 3.6%.

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ROY MORGAN LIMITED, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP LIMITED – ASX ANZ

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