ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence up 0.3pts to 111.0 after Melbourne’s two-week lockdown ends but restrictions remain

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 17-Jun-21

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence rose 0.3pts to 111.0 on June 12/13, after Melbourne’s two-week lockdown ended, although restrictions remain including a 25km travel limit. Consumer Confidence is just below the 2021 weekly average of 111.3, but it is 13.5pts higher than the same week a year ago (97.5). Now 27% (down 2ppts) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 28% (up 2ppts) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially. In addition, 39% (down 1ppt) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 15% (up 1ppt) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. Some 18% (down 2ppts) of Australians expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months, while 15% (down 3ppts) expect ‘bad times’. Meanwhile, 45% (up 4ppts) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items, while 25% (unchanged) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence drops 0.7pts to 110.7 after Melbourne’s lockdown is extended into a second week

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 9-Jun-21

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence fell 0.7pts to 110.7 on June 5/6,after Melbourne’s lockdown was extended into a second week. Consumer Confidence is now just below the 2021 weekly average of 111.3, but it is 13.7pts higher than the same week a year ago (97.0). Now 29% (down 2ppts) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 26% (unchanged) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially. In addition, 40% (unchanged) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 14% (down 2ppts) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. Some 20% (unchanged) of Australians expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months, while 18% (up 3ppts) expect ‘bad times’. Meanwhile, 41% (down 1ppt) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items, while 25% (up 1ppt) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence increases to 114.2 and now at its highest since Sep. 2019 – pre-pandemic

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 26-May-21

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence rose 1.7pts to 114.2 on May 22/23. Consumer Confidence is now 3pts above the 2021 weekly average of 111.3, and it is 21.5pts higher than the same week a year ago (92.7). Now 31% (up 3ppts) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 23% (down 2ppts) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially (the lowest figure for this indicator since February 2020). In addition, 41% (up 4ppts) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 14% (unchanged) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. Some 20% (unchanged) of Australians expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months, while 15% (up 1ppt) expect ‘bad times’. Meanwhile, 44% (down 1ppt) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items, while 23% (up 1ppt) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence drops 1.6pts to 112.4 as Greater Perth enters three-day lockdown

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 28-Apr-21

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence fell 1.6pts to 112.4 on April 24/25. Despite the fall, Consumer Confidence is still above the 2021 weekly average of 111.0 and 27.4pts higher than the same week a year ago (85.0). Now 28% (up 1ppt) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 26% (up 1ppt) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially. In addition, 37% (down 2ppts) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 13% (unchanged) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. Some 21% (down 2ppts) of Australians expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months, while 15% (unchanged) expect ‘bad times’. Meanwhile, 44% (unchanged) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items, while 23% (down 1ppt) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’ (the lowest figure for this indicator since March 1, 2020).

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence virtually unchanged at 114.0

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 21-Apr-21

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence fell 0.1pts to 114.0 on the weekend of April 17/18. Consumer Confidence has remained well above the 2021 weekly average of 110.9, and it is now 29.8pts higher than the same week a year ago (84.2). Now 27% (down 4ppts) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 25% (unchanged) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially. In addition, 39% (down 2ppts) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 13% (unchanged) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. Some 23% (up 1ppt) of Australians expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months (the highest figure for this indicator since March 1, 2020), while 15% (down 1ppt) expect ‘bad times’ (the lowest figure for this indicator since October 2010). Meanwhile, 44% (up 1ppt) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items, while 24% (down 1ppt) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence declines 1.5pts to 109.9 during Victoria’s 5 day lockdown and border closures

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 17-Feb-21

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence fell 1.5pts to 109.9 on February 13/14. Consumer Confidence is now 0.5 points below the 2021 weekly average of 110.4, yet remains 0.8pts higher than the same week a year ago (109.1). Now 25% (down 1ppt) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 27% (down 1ppt) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially. In addition, 37% (down 3ppts) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 14% (up 1ppt) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. Some 19% (down 1ppt) of Australians expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months, while 20% (up 1ppt) expect ‘bad times’. Meanwhile, 42% (down 1ppt) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items, while 25% (down 1ppt) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence up 1.9pts to 111.2 as Australians become more confident about their personal finances

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 16-Dec-20

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence increased 1.9pts to 111.2 on December 12/13. It is now 15.4pts above the 2020 weekly average of 95.8 and 3.2pts higher than a year ago (108.0). This is the highest Consumer Confidence has been since Melbourne Cup weekend in 2019 (113.5). Now 27% (up 3ppts) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 28% (down 3ppts), say their families are ‘worse off’ financially (the lowest figure for this indicator since March 14/15). In addition, 41% (up 3ppts) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year (the highest figure for this indicator since February 15/16), and 15% (up 2ppts) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. Some 19% (up 2ppts) of Australians expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months (the highest figure for this indicator since March), while 20% (down 1ppt) expect ‘bad times’ (the lowest figure for this indicator since November 2010). Meanwhile, 43% (unchanged) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items (the equal highest figure for this indicator since February 8/9), while 25% (unchanged) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’ (the equal lowest figure for this indicator for nine months).

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence up 1.8pts to 109.3 as more Australians say now is a good time to buy major household items

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 9-Dec-20

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence rose 1.8pts to 109.3 on December 5/6. It is now 13.8pts above the 2020 weekly average of 95.5 and 0.3pts higher than a year ago (109.0). This is the first time Consumer Confidence has been higher than a year ago since June 2019. Now 24% (unchanged) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 31% (also unchanged) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially. In addition, 38% (unchanged) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 13% (down 2ppts) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially (the lowest figure for this indicator since January 11/12. Some 17% (unchanged) of Australians expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months, while 21% (down 2ppts), expect ‘bad times’ (the lowest figure for this indicator since March 2013). Meanwhile, 43% (up 2ppts) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items (the highest figure for this indicator since February 8/9), while 25% (unchanged) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’ (the equal lowest figure for this indicator for nine months).

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence up 3pts to 107.5 as confidence grows about Australia’s economic performance over the next year

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 2-Dec-20

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence rose 3pts to 107.5 on November 28/29. It is now 12.3pts above the 2020 weekly average of 95.2 and only 0.6pts lower than a year ago (108.1). Now 24% (up 1ppt) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 31% (down 1ppt) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially. In addition, 38% (down 1ppt) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 15% (down 1ppt) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. Some 17% (up 3ppts) of Australians expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months, while 23% (down 4ppts) expect ‘bad times’ (the lowest figure for this indicator since April 2019). Meanwhile, 41% (up 1ppt) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items, while 25% (down 4ppts) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence increases for ninth straight week, up 0.2pts to 99.9 – up in Melbourne as 16 week lockdown ends

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 4-Nov-20

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence rose 0.2pts to 99.9 on the weekend of October 31/ November 1. It is now 5.7pts above the 2020 weekly average of 94.2, but it is still 13.6pts lower than a year ago (113.5). Consumer Confidence has now increased for nine straight weeks and is up 9.7pts since ending August at 90.2, and is at its highest since March 14/15 (100.0). Now 22% (down 4ppts) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 34% (up 2ppts) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially. In addition, 36% (up 1ppt) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 16% (unchanged) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. Some 12% of Australians (up 3ppts) expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months (the highest figure for this indicator since March, while 30% (down 4ppts) expect ‘bad times’ (the lowest figure for this indicator since July 2019). Meanwhile, 35% (down 1ppt) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items, while 32% (up 1ppt) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’.

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