Approval of Malcolm Turnbull

Mar 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 Feb 2107
Total approve 33%   24% 67% 17% 17%   56% 45% 38% 35% 34% 37% 34%
Total disapprove 50%   66% 21% 70% 66%   23% 35% 40% 43% 46% 48% 49%
Strongly approve 5%   4% 12% 2% 1%   13% 6% 6% 4% 5% 6% 5%
Approve 28%   20% 55% 15% 16%   43% 39% 32% 31% 29% 31% 29%
Disapprove 30%   37% 19% 42% 36%   16% 24% 24% 27% 30% 30% 28%
Strongly disapprove 20%   29% 2% 28% 30%   7% 11% 16% 16% 16% 18% 21%
Don’t know 18%   10% 12% 14% 17%   21% 21% 21% 22% 20% 16% 16%

33% (down 1% from 4 weeks ago) of respondents approve of the job Malcolm Turnbull is doing as Prime Minister and 50% (up 1%) disapprove – a change in net approval rating from -15 to -17. This is Malcolm Turnbull’s worst net rating as Prime Minister.

67% (down 3%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Malcolm Turnbull’s performance with 21% (up 2%) disapproving. 24% (up 9%) of Labor voters and 17% (down 2%) of Greens voters approve of Malcolm Turnbull’s performance.

By gender, men were 36% approve/52% disapprove and women 30% approve/47% disapprove.

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