Approval of Malcolm Turnbull

Feb 14, 2017

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Malcolm Turnbull is doing as Prime Minister?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Dec 2015 Mar 2016 Jun 2016 Sep 2016 Dec 2016 Jan 2017
Total approve 34%   15% 70% 19% 19%   56% 45% 38% 35% 34% 37%
Total disapprove 49%   70% 19% 69% 70%   23% 35% 40% 43% 46% 48%
Strongly approve 5% 4% 9% 1% 2% 13% 6% 6% 4% 5% 6%
Approve 29% 11% 61% 18% 17% 43% 39% 32% 31% 29% 31%
Disapprove 28% 35% 15% 36% 38% 16% 24% 24% 27% 30% 30%
Strongly disapprove 21% 35% 4% 33% 32% 7% 11% 16% 16% 16% 18%
Don’t know 16% 14% 10% 11% 11% 21% 21% 21% 22% 20% 16%

 

34% (down 3% from 4 weeks ago) of respondents approve of the job Malcolm Turnbull is doing as Prime Minister and 49% (up 1%) disapprove – a change in net approval rating from -11 to -15. This is Malcolm Turnbull’s worst net rating as Prime Minister.

70% (down 6%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Malcolm Turnbull’s performance with 19% (up 2%) disapproving. 15% (down 5%) of Labor voters and 19% (up 6%) of Greens voters approve of Malcolm Turnbull’s performance.

By gender, men were 38% approve/52% disapprove and women 31% approve/47% disapprove.

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