Who are Australia’s union members? You may be surprised

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Market Research : Finding No: 7104

As of September 2016, just over 11.2 million Australians were employed in either full- or part-time roles. Of those, 17.4% (or 1.9 million) reported belonging to a trade union, down from 25.7% in 2000.
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Business Confidence down in December to 114.1 (down 2.2%) after negative Australian GDP figures released

Roy Morgan Business Confidence - December 2016 - 114.1

Economic : Finding No: 7111

Roy Morgan Research’s Business Confidence fell 2.2% to 114.1 in December. The fall in Business Confidence occurred even as the Australian All Ordinaries rose during December – mirroring strong rises in US indices following the victory of Donald Trump in the US Presidential Election. The All Ordinaries ended 2016 at 5,719.1 (up 216.7pts (+3.9%) from November 30, 2016).

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Renovation Nation: home improvement in Australia

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Market Research : Finding No: 7102

We’re a house-proud bunch, and getting more so by the year. The latest findings from Roy Morgan Research reveal that close to 8.4 million of Australia’s 13.6 million home owners did some kind of renovations in the last 12 months—up from 7.5 million three years earlier.

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Sweet drinks much more popular with kids than older Aussies

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Market Research : Finding No: 7101

The latest figures from Roy Morgan’s Young Australians Survey reveal that sweet beverages such as fruit juice, soft drinks, cordial and Slushies are all dramatically more popular with Aussie children aged 6-13 years than with folks aged 14 or older.
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Roy Morgan Indonesian Consumer Confidence falls in November – now 148.9 (down 1.1pts); lowest since February 2016

Roy Morgan Indonesian Consumer Confidence - November 2016 - 148.9

Economic : Finding No: 7119

Roy Morgan Indonesian Consumer Confidence for November fell to 148.9 (down 1.1pts). However, despite the small fall, Consumer Confidence is still 4.7pts higher than it was a year ago in November 2015 (144.2) and is still a large 15.8pts above the long-run average (2005-2016) of 133.1.

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Australian journalists finally waking up to Australia’s real problem of massive under-employment by Gary Morgan, Michele Levine & Julian McCrann

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Political : Finding No: 7103

The past week has seen a procession of journalists finally mentioning Australia’s largest problem that’s never talked about – the massive level of under-employment throughout the Australian economy. Today Jessica Irvine in The Age asks the simple question – does working one hour a week sound like a good job? Well of course not, and Jessica’s column highlights the problem of under-employment – working a few hours but wanting to work far more hours, or indeed, work full-time.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan New Zealand Consumer Confidence - Boxing On in December at 124.5

ANZ-Roy Morgan New Zealand Consumer Confidence Rating - December 2016 - 124.5

Economic : Finding No: 7095

Consumer sentiment eased in December but the economic signals remain healthy. Strong levels of confidence flag a continuation of solid growth across the economy. Last month’s earthquake doesn’t appear to have had a material impact. Wellington is the most upbeat region.
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Trump victory raises questions

November 10 2016

As the world watched Donald Trump voted in as the next President of the United States of America,  two questions emerge:  Why did Donald Trump win?  Why did the Public Opinion Polls get it so wrong?

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State of the Nation Report No.25

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Federal 2 Party Vote

Morgan Poll - May 21/22 & 28/29, 2016. 3,099 electors Party

Confidence Ratings

Latest Updates Latest Business Confidence and ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Ratings
  • Australian Business Confidence; 09/01/17

    114.1
  • Australian Consumer Confidence 10/01/17

    120.1
  • NZ Consumer Confidence 16/12/2016

    124.5
  • Indonesian Consumer Confidence 31/12/2016

    148.9

Unemployment

Latest Roy Morgan Unemployment & Under-employment Estimates - December 2016

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    4,850,000
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    4,801,000
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    4,035,000
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    3,634,000
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