Australians spending more time online than working

Australians spending more time online than working

Market Research : Finding No: 7665

In mid-2018 there are now 20.2 million Australians aged 14+, who each had 8,760 hours to spend over the last 12 months equalling a total of 177 billion hours in the year to March 2018. Roy Morgan’s Single Source research of employment and time spent with media breaks down how Australia spends its time between working and interacting with the various types of media.

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Strong Aussie Dollar drives skiers and snowboarders overseas

Strong Aussie Dollar drives skiers and snowboarders overseas

Market Research : Finding No: 7668

The travel habits of Australians going skiing or snowboarding on holiday over the last twenty years has been heavily influenced by the value of the Australian Dollar. However, this co-relation has broken down in the last three years as the Australian Dollar has stabilised at a value between 70-80 US cents.

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Bank customer satisfaction and NPS slip further during Finance Royal Commission

Economic : Finding No: 7667

New results from Roy Morgan shows that bank customer satisfaction has dropped from 82.3% in January 2018, prior to the Finance Royal Commission, down to 78.5% in May and slipped even further to 78.3% in June. This represents a decline of 4.0% points since January and is now at the lowest monthly satisfaction level since April 2012 but still remains above the long term average of 73.8% calculated since 2001 and well up on the 60.0% in January 2001. Roy Morgan also measures the Net Promotor Score® (NPS) for banks, which has declined in line with satisfaction, going from 0.49 in January to minus 4.03 in June.

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Satisfaction with electricity providers declining

Market Research : Finding No: 7663

New results from Roy Morgan show that customer satisfaction with electricity providers in the 12 months to May 2018 was only 56.6%, down from 60.4% in the 12 months to May 2017. NPS® for electricity providers is also now at a very low minus 47.6.  These low satisfaction and NPS levels show why 2.1 million customers are considering switching over the next 12 months.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence up to 121.5

Economic : Finding No: 7497

Headline ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence bounced 1.2% to 121.5 last week, following four straight weekly declines. The details were also positive with all subindices posting gains.
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Australia’s unemployed have the highest Inflation Expectations at 5.5%

Roy Morgan Inflation Expectations - June 2018

Economic : Finding No: 7662

In June Australians expected inflation of 4.5% per year over the next two years. This is up 0.2% from a month ago, and up 0.3% on a year ago in June 2017. Inflation Expectations have now tracked in a narrow range between 4.3-4.5% for 12 straight months since July 2017.

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Nearly two million Australians use a financial planner or adviser – worth $703b

Economic : Finding No: 7655

New research from Roy Morgan shows that as of May 2018, 1.96 million Australians 14+ (9.7%) have used a financial planner/adviser to purchase superannuation or managed funds. This group of almost 2 million Australians accounts for $703b in total wealth management products (of over 27% of the wealth management market) and have an average value of nearly $360k. This a key segment that requires increased attention and detailed analysis from the major market participants, particularly at a time when there is a lot of talk about them leaving the industry or merging. 

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It’s Official: Majority would consider a hybrid

Market Research : Finding No: 7651

New research from Roy Morgan shows that 51.6% of Australian drivers aged 18 and over agreed that they ‘would seriously consider buying’ a hybrid vehicle. Three years prior this figure was at 48.7%, below consideration of diesel vehicles (50.1%) The greatest growth over the last three years came from an interest in fully electric vehicles which increased by 9.7ppts to 36.2%. Consideration for electric-based vehicles (hybrid or fully electric) increased by 4.2ppts to 55.7%.

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2.9 million Australians have a PlayStation 4 at home – and half of them use SVOD

Market Research : Finding No: 7658

Nearly eight million Australians aged 14+ own a video game console in the household, almost two-fifths of the population (39.4%). In this eighth generation of video game consoles, Sony’s PlayStation 4 has the highest number of consoles in Australian households, Roy Morgan reveals. This is significantly larger than Microsoft’s Xbox One (1.88 million) and Nintendo’s Wii U (637,000).

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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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State of the Nation Report No.28

Australia

Spotlight on Media

(August 2017)

state of the nation report 28 

Federal 2 Party Vote

Morgan Poll - March 24/25 & 31 & April 1, 2018. 1,477 electors Party

Confidence Ratings

Latest Updates Latest Business Confidence and ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Ratings
  • Australian Business Confidence; 06/07/18

    114.4
  • Australian Consumer Confidence 17/07/18

    121.5
  • NZ Consumer Confidence 29/06/2018

    120.0
  • Indonesian Consumer Confidence 29/06/2018

    157.0

Unemployment

Latest Roy Morgan Unemployment & Under-employment Estimates - June 2018

Top News Sites

Australia - March 2018 Website visitors 14+
  • news.com.au

    5,859,000
  • SMH

    5,335,000
  • ABC News

    5,049,000
  • Daily Mail

    3,922,000
  • The Age

    3,370,000

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