1 in 4 new car buyers watch the Formula 1

Almost one in four Australians who intend to buy a new car this year watch Formula 1 on television, Roy Morgan Research shows—and their need for speed plays a big part in what make of car they plan to purchase (or are still considering). ... more

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 - Roy Morgan Research

True commitment or fair-weather fandom: which AFL teams have the most engaged supporters?

With the 2017 AFL season due to kick off this Thursday, the latest findings from Roy Morgan Research reveal which team’s supporters tend to tune into match broadcasts on TV, which are most likely to attend an AFL match in person, and which disp... more

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 - Roy Morgan Research

Aussies are losing their competitive spirit for sport

Just one in five Australians now regularly play competitive sports, down from 27 percent in 2001, the latest sports participation data from Roy Morgan Research shows.... more

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 - Roy Morgan Research

The Australian alcohol retail market in review

Last year, Australians spent a grand total of $14.5 billion on alcohol they purchased from a liquor retailer (as opposed to a bar or other licensed venue). Almost three-quarters of this went to supermarket-affiliated retailers*, with hotel bottle sho... more

Monday, March 20th, 2017 - Roy Morgan Research

What a difference a decade makes: our changing culinary habits and attitudes

Australians are more likely to go to a café for coffee or tea than to eat out at a fast-food place, and having a meal at the pub is now vastly more popular than getting a pizza home-delivered. Meanwhile, low-fat diets are falling out of favour... more

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 - Roy Morgan Research

New legislation banning sale of animal-tested cosmetics and skincare in line with public sentiment

As of July this year, the sale of cosmetics and other personal products tested on animals or containing animal-tested ingredients will be prohibited in Australia, following the introduction of new legislation by the Coalition (with support from the A... more

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 - Roy Morgan Research

The rise of the female breadwinner

For International Women’s Day last year, Roy Morgan investigated the topic of gender parity in the workforce. And because the workforce can reveal so much about a society’s gender norms, this year’s International Women’s... more

Monday, March 6th, 2017 - Roy Morgan Research

Thrills and spillage: the changing tastes of Australia’s cordial drinkers (or the Bickford’s phenomenon)

Like pre-packaged fruit juice, consumption of cordial has been in decline for some time, with the latest findings from Roy Morgan Research revealing that the number of Australians drinking it in an average four-week period has plummeted by 1 million... more

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 - Roy Morgan Research

Everyday play on console and other games increasing

Between 2012 and 2016, the number of Australians aged 14 and over who reported playing games on a handheld or console, PC, mobile phone and/or tablet increased from just over 7.6 million to almost 8.7 million people (or from 40.5% to 43.8% of the pop... more

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 - Roy Morgan Research