85% of Australian households have completed the ABS Census despite website problems‎, Roy Morgan Research finds

ABS 2016 Census Completion SMS Poll - August 26, 2016

Social : Finding No: 6949

A special snap SMS Morgan Poll this week shows a clear majority of Australian households (85%) have now completed the 2016 Census despite problems with the Census website on the designated Census date – Tuesday August 9, 2016. This special SMS Morgan Poll was conducted over the last two days (Wednesday & Thursday) with a cross-section of 5,580 Australians aged 18+.
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State of the Nation 25: Spotlight on Financial Risk

Roy Morgan State of the Nation 25 - Focus on Financial Risks

Social : Finding No: 6941

Roy Morgan Research CEO Michele Levine this week presented the latest State of the Nation Report in Melbourne and Sydney, with a special Spotlight on Financial Risk including Mortgage debt & stress, Income risks and the adequacy of retirement funding.

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The final Olympics tally: Seven reaches nearly three million through digital platforms

Market Research : Finding No: 6934

The medals have been tallied, and so have the total audiences across television, website and app, social media, and YouTube. New cross-platform audience research from Roy Morgan shows three in four Australians aged 14+ tuned in to watch the 2016 Rio Olympics – including 2.9 million across Seven’s new digital platforms.
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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence jumps to near three-year high of 121.8 (up 4.2pts) during Olympics

ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence - August 23, 2016 - 121.8

Economic : Finding No: 6939

ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence jumped a solid 3.6% to 121.8 (vs 117.6 previously) this week. This is the highest level since November 2013. The improvement in confidence was broadly-based. Households’ views of the 12 month economic outlook rose a strong 5.4%, while households’ views of the five year economic outlook improved by 4.8%. Both indices are now above their long-run averages for the first time since early 2013.
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ANZ-Roy Morgan New Zealand Consumer Confidence down to 117.7 in August (down 0.5pts)

ANZ-Roy Morgan New Zealand Consumer Confidence - August 2016 - 117.7

Economic : Finding No: 6938

Consumer sentiment barely budged in August, remaining elevated. The survey continues to point to an allongé economic expansion. Consumers remain upbeat about their current conditions, though appear more cautious towards the future. House price expectations eased back, most notably in Auckland.
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No half-measures for Aussie chocolate lovers


Market Research : Finding No: 6927

With more than half the population consuming at least one chocolate bar in an average four-week period, it’s safe to say that we’re a nation of chocolate fans. But for many people, chocolate bars are just the start: it takes considerably more to satisfy their choc cravings...
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Australian real unemployment jumps to 10.5% (up 0.9%) in July during post-election uncertainty

Roy Morgan Unemployment - July 2016 - 10.5%

Economic : Finding No: 6928

July unemployment rose 0.9% to 10.5% - nearly double the current ABS figure for June 2016 (5.8%). Now 1.365 million Australians (up 268,000 since July 2015) are unemployed. The rising level of unemployment over the past year was caused by an increase in the size of the overall Australian workforce to 13,007,000 (up 334,000 since July 2015) which wasn’t matched by a similar increase in employment.

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Three million Australians active in the blogosphere


Market Research : Finding No: 6926

Over three million Australians now engage with online journals, blogs and forums—whether by reading, commenting, or publishing their own, Roy Morgan Research shows.
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Streaming taking its toll on online music purchases

August 16 2016

Ever since CDs knocked vinyl from its perch back in the 1990s, the music publishing industry has been evolving at a vertiginous rate. And now, things are changing once more. While the online space remains as crucial as ever to our music consumption, ...

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