Consumer stress rises as concerns over cost of living hit a 2-year high. But, ahead of the federal election & with very low unemployment, stress relating to government policy & job security eased.

The NAB Consumer Stress Index fell for the second straight quarter in Q4 2021.

Over 1 in 5 Australians have changed jobs in the past year. Almost 1 in 4 are considering it, with many planning to move to a new role in a new industry or take a career break.

The NAB Consumer Stress Index fell to 55.5 pts in Q3 2021, as concerns eased, particularly those around funding retirement and health.

Consumer stress rising again, but vaccination intentions more positive.

Australians are expecting lasting changes in their post COVID behaviours, but a growing number of us are yearning to return to our “old lives”.

How Australians are changing their behaviours, their biggest fears, and what of the “new normal”.

How Australians are changing their behaviours and their biggest fears in response to the Coronavirus.

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