Superannuation unlikely to be adequate for most workers in retirement

Superannuation unlikely to be adequate for most workers in retirement

Market Research : Finding No: 7802

New research from Roy Morgan shows that in the 12 months to October 2018, only 18% of workers with superannuation are currently contributing beyond the compulsory level of 9.5%. This is a potential problem as it is generally recognised that without additional contributions, the current compulsory level on its own, will not provide sufficient funds in retirement for most workers to be self-funding.
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Inflation Expectations up 0.2% to 4.5% in October

Inflation Expectations up 0.2% to 4.5% in October

Economic : Finding No: 7804

In October Australians expected inflation of 4.5% per year over the next two years. This is up 0.2% on a month ago but unchanged on a year ago in October 2017. Inflation Expectations have now tracked in a narrow range between 4.3-4.5% for 16 straight months since July 2017.
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2018 Christmas retails sales to grow 2.9% to $51.5 billion

Market Research : Finding No: 7803

Roy Morgan’s annual Christmas retail sales forecasts conducted in conjunction with the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) indicate Australians will spend nearly $51.5 billion across retail stores during the Christmas trading period from November 9-December 24 (46 days).
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Big drop in home loan intentions

Economic : Finding No: 7801

New research from Roy Morgan shows that in the three months to October 2018, 1.21 million people said that they intended to take out a home loan in the next twelve months. This represents a decline of 260,000 or 17.7% from the 1.47 million recorded over the same period last year and is a major challenge to banks in achieving new lending volumes over the coming twelve months.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence regains to 119.8

Economic : Finding No: 7790

ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence continues recovering from the dive seen the weekend of the Wentworth by-election. Indeed, this week’s 2.6% rise means confidence is now higher than it was heading into the by-election.

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Unemployment unchanged at 9.4% in October

Roy Morgan Monthly Unemployment & Under-employment - October 2018

Economic : Finding No: 7806

Australian employment has grown solidly over the past year with over 400,000 jobs created with a higher increase in part-time than full-time employment. The latest data for the Roy Morgan employment series for October shows...

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The launch of the new Take 5 Bumper Monthly magazine has Take 5 readership over 1 million for first time

The launch of the new monthly Take 5 magazine has Take 5 readership over 1 million for first time

Market Research : Finding No: 7785

The launch of the new Take 5 Bumper Monthly magazine early in 2018 has proven a winner with over 1 million Australians now reading either the traditional Take 5 weekly magazine or the new Take 5 Bumper Monthly magazine according to new research from Roy Morgan collected in the four months to September 2018.

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Almost 1 million Australians now play basketball

Market Research : Finding No: 7800

New research from Roy Morgan shows nearly 1 million Australians are now playing basketball either regularly or occasionally. Over two-thirds of Australia’s basketballers are men (667,000) compared to just under a third who are women (324,000).
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Leading magazines increase readership on a year ago

Media : Finding No: 7807

A total of 15,117,000 Australians aged 14+ (74.1 per cent) read magazines whether in print or online either via the web or an app. That is up 0.7 per cent, or 110,000, from a year ago according to the results released today from the Roy Morgan Australian Readership report for the 12 months to September 2018.

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Supermarkets continue to take alcohol market share from hotel bottle-shops

Market Research : Finding No: 7753

The trend towards supermarket domination of the alcohol retail sector continued apace over the year to September, with Woolworths Group-owned outlets picking up 250,000 customers and hotel bottle-shops losing virtually the same amount (240,000) according to the latest survey data from Roy Morgan.

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National Geographic readership spikes with special ‘Planet or Plastic’ environmental issue

National Geographic Cover - June 2018 - Plastic or Planet

Market Research : Finding No: 7784

New research shows the National Geographic’s special June “Planet or Plastic” issue featuring a plastic bag in the shape of an archetypal iceberg with 90% of the ‘stylised’ plastic iceberg submerged beneath the surface of the ocean has led to a surge in readership for the venerable title amongst Australian readers.

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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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Lottery most popular gambling category for Australians

September 07 2018

10.6 million Australians aged 18+ (55.4%) gambled in the 12 months to June 2018, including 8.6 million (44.8%) who bought a lottery or scratchie ticket. While total gambling participants have declined over the last 15 years, lottery and scratchie tic...

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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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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 - August 25/26, 2018. 821 electors Party

Confidence Ratings

Latest Updates Latest Business Confidence and ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Ratings
  • Australian Business Confidence; 02/11/18

    113.1
  • Australian Consumer Confidence 13/11/18

    119.8
  • NZ Consumer Confidence 02/11/2018

    115.4
  • Indonesian Consumer Confidence 19/10/2018

    160.4

Unemployment

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

Top News Sites

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

    6,213,000
  • smh.com.au

    5,315,000
  • abc.net.au/news

    5,228,000
  • dailymail.com.au

    3,925,000
  • theage.com.au

    3,334,000

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