Illawarra Consumer Sentiment Sinks in September 2018 Quarter

22 November 2018

The IRIS Research Illawarra Consumer Sentiment Index declined 3 pts since the September 2017 quarter, now sitting at 85 pts, in contrast to the national index result which was up 3 pts to 101 pts over the same period. There has been a positive shift in perceptions of housing affordability in the Illawarra. The Dwelling Purchase Index increased 21 pts since this time last year, now sitting at 83 pts. This is the highest result since the June 2012 quarter.