Nearly two-thirds of Australians (65%) say January 26 should be known as ‘Australia Day’ – up 6% points on a year ago

Nearly two-thirds of Australians (65%) say January 26 should be known as ‘Australia Day’ – up 6% points on a year ago

Social : Finding No: 8882

A special Roy Morgan survey into attitudes towards January 26 shows an increasing majority of 65% of Australians now say the date should be known as ‘Australia Day’ – up 6% points from a year ago compared to just over a third, 35% (down 6% points) that say it should be called ‘Invasion Day’.

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Australian unemployment drops to 8.5% in December as the workforce participation rate increased in the lead-up to Christmas, but under-employment up as Omicron surges in community

Australian unemployment drops to 8.5% in December as the workforce participation rate increased in the lead-up to Christmas, but under-employment up as Omicron surges in community

Economic : Finding No: 8894

The latest Roy Morgan employment series data shows 1.25 million Australians were unemployed in December, down 78,000 on November (8.5% of the workforce), but a further 1.42 million Australians (9.7% of the workforce) were under-employed, up 218,000 (up 1.4% points).
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Over a third of Australians, 37%, say 2022 will be a year of ‘Economic difficulty’ while 19% expect ‘Economic prosperity’

Over a third of Australians, 37%, say 2022 will be a year of ‘Economic difficulty’ while 19% expect ‘Economic prosperity’

Social : Finding No: 8886

A special Roy Morgan web survey taken in late November shows over a third of Australians, 37%, think next year will be a year of ‘Economic difficulty’, although this is down 11% points on a year ago when nearly half of Australians, 48%, predicted ‘Economic difficulty’ for 2021.

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Record $21 billion to be spent in post-Christmas sales

Record $21 billion to be spent in post-Christmas sales

Economic : Finding No: 8871

Pent-up demand for shopping is set to continue in the post-Christmas sales, with $21 billion to be spent in stores and online across the country – an increase of 2.1% on the previous year and up 12.6% on pre-pandemic levels in 2019. 

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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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