22 May 2018
Moncton consumer confidence continues to be strong this quarter
- Consumer confidence in Moncton is strong and stable this quarter
- There is majority satisfaction with the performance of Council under Mayor Arnold’s leadership, although it is again at the lowest level recorded since tracking began in 2013
HALIFAX, NS May 22, 2018: Consumer confidence in Moncton continues to be strong this quarter, according to the most recent Urban Report survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. (CRA). Specifically, Moncton consumer confidence rests at 106.4, compared with 107.2 three months ago.
Although a majority of residents continue to be satisfied with the performance of Moncton Council, satisfaction is currently at its lowest recorded level since August 2013. Specifically, just under six in ten (56%, compared with 57% in February 2018) Moncton residents are satisfied with the performance of Council under the leadership of Mayor Dawn Arnold.
These results are part of the CRA Urban Report, an independent telephone survey of adult residents and consists of 400 Halifax CMA, 300 Saint John CMA, 400 Moncton CMA, and 401 Fredericton CA residents, conducted from April 18 to May 7, 2018, with overall results for each accurate to within ±4.9 percentage points for Halifax, Moncton, and Fredericton, and ±5.7 percentage points for Saint John, 95 out of 100 times. The survey results for government satisfaction are based on 400 Halifax CMA residents (±4.9 percentage points, 95% confidence level), 163 City of Saint John residents (±7.7 percentage points), 200 City of Moncton residents (±6.9 percentage points), and 280 City of Fredericton residents (±5.8 percentage points).
Corporate Research Associates (CRA), www.cra.ca, is one of Canada’s leading public opinion and market research companies. Founded in 1978, CRA is dedicated to providing clients with state-of-the-art research and strategic consulting services. CRA is a Certified Gold Seal Member of the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA), which sets stringent standards as a condition of membership, and enforces those standards through independent audits. Follow us on Twitter @CRAInsight.
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