Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 13-May-20
ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence rose 0.9% to 90.3 in the week to 10 May. Now 21% (down 2ppts) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 40% (up 1ppt) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially. Meanwhile, 36% (unchanged) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 20% (down 1ppt) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. However, just 6% (down 2ppts) expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months, while 46% (down 2ppts) expect ‘bad times’. In addition, 30% (up 1ppts) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items, while 39% (down 6ppts) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’. The four-week moving average for ‘inflation expectations’ remained unchanged at 3.4%. The weekly reading increased from 3.2% to 3.5%.
ROY MORGAN LIMITED, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP LIMITED – ASX ANZ