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 monthly Take 5 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 monthly Take 5 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 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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Increasing doubt on value of private health insurance

: Finding No: 7781

New research from Roy Morgan shows that there has been a big decline over the last four years in the proportion of people with private health insurance that consider it to be essential. In 2014, nearly two thirds (65.8%) of fund members agreed that ‘it is essential to have private health insurance’. Each year since then it has declined further to the current level of 56.9% in August 2018.

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Most general insurance policies still renewed automatically

: Finding No: 7783

New research shows that over the twelve months to September 2018, more than three quarters (77.4%) of general insurance policies were renewed with the same company without approaching any other companies. This is down marginally from 79.3% recorded five years ago (2013) and is evidence of only a gradual change in buyer behaviour in this highly competitive market.

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Business Confidence in October up for second straight month

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Economic : Finding No: 7788

The end of October saw Roy Morgan Business Confidence up 1.6pts (+1.4%) to 113.1 continuing a rebound which began following the Liberal leadership instability in late August. Business Confidence is now almost back to where it was in July (113.6) prior to the leadership challenge.

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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 06/11/18

    116.8
  • 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

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Australia - June 2018 Website visitors 14+
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    6,213,000
  • smh.com.au

    5,315,000
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    5,228,000
  • dailymail.com.au

    3,925,000
  • theage.com.au

    3,334,000

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