Poverty and gap between rich and poor big issues before Budget

Poverty and gap between rich and poor big issues before Budget

Market Research : Finding No: 7563

In early 2018, 34% of New Zealanders believe the economy or some kind of economic issue to be the most important problem facing New Zealand just over a month before the first New Zealand Budget to be handed down by the new Labour-New Zealand-First coalition government on Thursday May 17. This is 6% higher than in August 2017 just before last year’s New Zealand Election and 4% higher than a year ago in March 2017.

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Qantas flies with high customer satisfaction early in 2018


: Finding No: 7560

Qantas Airlines has built on a successful 2017 by again being rated Australia’s most satisfying domestic airline with a customer satisfaction rating of 86.4% just ahead of stablemate Qantaslink on 86.1% and clearly ahead of key rival Virgin Australia on 83.2%. Qantas also leads the way for domestic business travellers with a customer satisfaction rating of 85.2% ahead of Virgin Australia on 81.5% and well ahead of Jetstar on 65.5%.

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Victoria top state for holidays over New South Wales

Market Research : Finding No: 7520

In the highly competitive tourism industry, Victoria has beaten New South Wales for the first time in a full calendar year for intention to travel in the next 2 years. 11.6 million Australians reported in 2017 that they’d like to spend a holiday within Australia in the next 2 years. 

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Wine most popular, but beer most drunk

Market Research : Finding No: 7550

After another long weekend spent with friends, family, and loved ones over the Easter break, many Australians choose to unwind with an alcoholic drink. The Roy Morgan Alcohol Currency Report reveals 69.3% of Australians 18+ drank alcohol in an average 4 week. Of all Australians 18+ years old, 44.5% consumed wine, 39.1% consumed beer, 27.5% consumed spirits and 13.6% consumed cider. 

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence eases, down 0.3% to 115.1

Economic : Finding No: 7447

The ANZ Roy Morgan Consumer confidence eased for the third successive week as the latest reading fell 0.3% to 115.1. The underlying details were mixed, with two out of five sub-indices registering declines.

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Business Confidence down in March to 115.4

Economic : Finding No: 7558

Roy Morgan Business Confidence was down 4.6pts (-3.8%) to 115.4 in March although despite the fall Business Confidence remains 1.6pts higher than a year ago and continues its best start to a year since 2014 averaging 119.3 in the first three months of 2018 with strong increases over the past year in New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia driving the yearly increase.

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Employment at record high but over 2.5 million Australians looking for 'more' work

Roy Morgan Monthly Unemployment & Under-employment - March 2018 - 8.9%

Economic : Finding No: 7553

The latest data for the Roy Morgan employment series for March shows: The workforce is 13,584,000 comprised of employed and unemployed, up 373,000 on a year ago, A record high 12,374,000 Australians were employed in March – a large increase of 399,000 over the past year equal to an average of over 30,000 jobs added per month.

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Cost of living, unemployment & poverty big issues before Federal Budget

Political : Finding No: 7424

In early 2018, 32% of Australians believe the economy or some kind of economic issue to be the most important problem facing Australia. This is 3% higher than in October 2017 although down 3% compared to a year ago in March 2017.

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The rise of the female breadwinner

March 06 2017

With International Women's Day almost upon us, the latest findings from Roy Morgan Research reveal that more women than ever are their household’s main income earner.

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Woolworths increases lead in $100b+ grocery war

March 23 2018

The latest results from Roy Morgan show that in the 12 months to December 2017, Woolworths has 32.2% of the total grocery market (including fresh food), an increase of 0.8% points over the 2016 result. The Coles Group achieved 28.8% share, up by o...

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Satisfaction with banks down marginally in February

March 29 2018

New results from Roy Morgan show that customer satisfaction with banks in the six months to February 2018 was 81.0%, down marginally from 81.2% in January. This level still represents a positive result when seen in the context of the long term mon...

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