Australian unemployment increases to 8.5% in July as workforce swells to 14.7 million Australians

Australian unemployment increases to 8.5% in July as workforce swells to 14.7 million Australians

Economic : Finding No: 9044

In July unemployment increased 0.7% points to 8.5%, according to the latest Roy Morgan employment series data. The rise in unemployment was due to the increasing size of the workforce with full-time employment, part-time employment and unemployment all increasing in July. This is the first month this year all three indicators have increased in the same month.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence drops by 3.8pts to 80.3 after RBA raises interest rates for fourth straight month

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence drops by 3.8pts to 80.3 after RBA raises interest rates for fourth straight month

Economic : Finding No: 9040

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence was down 3.8pts to 80.3 this week and is now a large 18.3pts below the same week a year ago, August 7/8, 2021 (98.6). In addition, Consumer Confidence is now 11.6pts below the 2022 weekly average of 91.9 and is now at its lowest for over two years since early April 2020 during the early stages of the pandemic.
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Women closing the superannuation gap

October 12 2018

New research from Roy Morgan shows that over the last decade, women have closed the gap considerably to men on superannuation, both for ownership levels and average balances. In 2008 only 57.4% of females had superannuation, compared to males with 66...

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Wonder Woman top superhero for Young Australians

September 24 2018

Wonder Woman is now the favourite superhero for Australian kids. An estimated 368,000 kids aged 6-13 years old in the year to June 2018 pick Wonder Woman as their favourite superhero flying ahead of former leader Batman on 303,000 new research fro...

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Wonder Woman on top and Captain Marvel one to watch

March 07 2019

Wonder Woman is again Australia’s favourite superhero for kids aged 6-13 years old. An estimated 394,000 Aussie kids picked Wonder Woman as their favourite superhero in the year to December 2018, up a stunning 137,000 from a year ago. W...

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