Sentiment tracker - Economic confidence

Tracking New Zealanders’ opinions on a range of issues, the Sentiment Tracker is a nationally representative study.

Consumer confidence is a key indicator of the overall health of the economy. When people feel confident about the stability of their incomes, it influences their spending and saving activities.


Key facts

Males are more optimistic than females in their economic outlook over the next 12 months (42% cf. 36%). Generally, younger people feel more negatively about how the economy will be tracking in the upcoming year.

While the economy has bounced back strongly after the depths of the first Covid19 lockdown, sentiment towards growth remains modest while our borders remain closed.

Media inquiries

If you're a journalist or researcher and would like to obtain exclusive data insights for a story, feel free to get in touch with Gemma or Raksha today.

Gemma Rasmussen Gemma Rasmussen
Head of Communications
and Campaigns

021 891 985
gemma@consumer.org.nz
Raksha Nand Raksha Nand
Communications advisor

027 215 0456
raksha@consumer.org.nz

Business inquiries

If you are interested in purchasing more detailed Consumer sentiment data - including a comprehensive insights report and the data in spreadsheet form - please get in touch with Chris Green.

Gemma Rasmussen Chris Green
Business Programmes manager
021 340 563
chris@consumer.org.nz

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