November Pocketbook Index at its lowest since 2008 - Job security down seven points in November (Nanos Economic Indices - November 2012)
Nanos tracking on the economy
While the Economic Mood Index has remained relatively unchanged in the last month, the Pocketbook Index decreased by 5.6 points to reach its lowest level since 2008. Of note, the perception of job security was down by seven points in November.
These are the key findings of the consumer confidence tracking study completed by Nanos on November 28th and 29th, 2012.
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The current wave is based on a representative random sample of 1,000 Canadians, conducted online by Nanos Research between November 28th and 29th, 2012. The results were weighted using the latest census information and statistical testing suggests that the research is an accurate depiction of the views of Canadians at the time of the research.
Nanos Economic Monitor
The numbers in parentheses denote the change from the Nanos Economic Mood Index, the Nanos Pocketbook and the Nanos Expectations Sub-Indices in October 2012.
2012-11 - Nanos Economic Mood Index: 101.0 (-1.6)
2012-11 - Nanos Pocketbook Sub-Index: 87.4 (-5.6)
2012-11 - Nanos Expectations Sub-Index: 117.4 (+3.2)
2012-11 Strength of the Economy Net Score: +2.8 (+3.3)
2012-11 Real Estate Net Score: +17.1 (+2.5)
2012-11 Personal Finances Net Score: -16.1 (-5.0)
2012-11 Job Security Net Score: +29.7 (-7.0)