Approval of current superannuation system

Nov 3, 2015

Q. Under current laws, employers are required to pay 9.5% on top of workers’ salaries into superannuation which is taxed at 15%. Do you approve or disapprove of the current system of superannuation?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Work full time

Work part time

Total approve

54%

56%

60%

53%

51%

58%

59%

Total disapprove

24%

25%

26%

24%

23%

27%

24%

Strongly approve

16%

19%

18%

14%

18%

20%

10%

Approve

38%

37%

42%

39%

33%

38%

49%

Disapprove

18%

19%

20%

17%

12%

20%

19%

Strongly disapprove

6%

6%

6%

7%

11%

7%

5%

Don’t know

21%

19%

15%

23%

26%

16%

16%

54% say they approve of the current superannuation system which requires employers to pay 9.5% on top of workers’ salaries into superannuation which is taxed at 15%. 24% disapprove and 21% could not give an opinion.

62% of those aged 45+ approve compared to 45% of those aged 18-34.

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