Subscriptions to TV and content streaming

Feb 2, 2016

Q. Does your household subscribe to any of the following TV and content streaming services?

Total

Men

Women

Aged 18-34

Aged 35-54

Aged 55+

Download from internet

Foxtel

30%

32%

28%

30%

33%

26%

32%

Netflix

25%

25%

25%

47%

19%

8%

36%

Stan

6%

7%

6%

12%

5%

1%

10%

Presto

7%

8%

6%

10%

8%

1%

13%

Other streaming service

8%

9%

8%

11%

10%

3%

21%

Total subscribe to TV or content services

51%

52%

51%

67%

51%

34%

66%

51% say they subscribe to TV and content streaming services. 30% subscribe to Foxtel and 25% subscribe to Netflix. 67% of those aged under 35 subscribe to TV and content streaming services including 47% who subscribe to Netflix.

Those who download films, music or television shows via the internet for free are more likely to also subscribe to TV and content streaming services (66%).

Federal politics – voting intention

Jan 27, 2016

Q. If a Federal Election was held today to which party will you probably give your first preference vote? If not sure, which party are you currently leaning toward?
Q. If don’t know -Well which party are you currently leaning to?

Sample size = 1,783 respondents

First preference/leaning to

Election 7 Sep 13

6 weeks ago 15/12/15

This week 25/1/16

Liberal

42%

40%

National

3%

4%

Total Liberal/National

45.6%

45%

44%

Labor

33.4%

35%

35%

Greens

8.6%

10%

10%

Palmer United Party

5.5%

1%

1%

Other/Independent

6.9%

9%

9%

2 Party Preferred

Election 7 Sep 13

6 weeks ago 15/12/15

This week 25/1/16

Liberal National

53.5%

52%

52%

Labor

46.5%

48%

48%

NB. The data in the above tables comprise 2-week averages derived from the first preference/leaning to voting questions. Respondents who select ‘don’t know’ are not included in the results. The two-party preferred estimate is calculated by distributing the votes of the other parties according to their preferences at the 2013 election.

State of the economy

Jan 27, 2016

Q. Overall, how would you describe the current state of the Australian economy?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

May 2012

Apr 2013

Sep 2013

Jan 2014

Aug 2014

Mar 2015

Sep 2015

Total good

28%

26%

38%

26%

13%

35%

45%

40%

34%

37%

27%

26%

Total poor

31%

38%

23%

36%

42%

29%

26%

25%

26%

26%

33%

32%

Very good

4%

4%

6%

2%

6%

8%

6%

4%

6%

3%

3%

Good

24%

22%

32%

24%

13%

29%

37%

34%

30%

31%

24%

23%

Neither good nor poor

36%

33%

37%

33%

39%

33%

28%

32%

36%

35%

36%

39%

Poor

24%

28%

18%

32%

29%

20%

17%

20%

21%

18%

24%

24%

Very poor

7%

10%

5%

4%

13%

9%

9%

5%

5%

8%

9%

8%

Don’t know

4%

2%

2%

4%

5%

2%

2%

3%

4%

3%

4%

3%

28% described the economy as good or very good and 31% poor/very poor – 36% said it was neither. This represents no significant change since September.

Liberal National voters were more optimistic than other voters. Among Labor voters 26% (up 3%) thought it was good and 38% (up 1%) poor; for Liberal/National voters 38% (up 2%) said it was good and 23% (down 1%) poor.

Economy heading in right or wrong direction

Jan 27, 2016

Q. Do you think Australia’s economy is heading in the right or wrong direction?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

May 2010

May 2011

Jun 2012

Apr 2013

Aug 2014

May 2015

Sep 2015

The right direction

30%

24%

48%

12%

15%

51%

45%

43%

36%

35%

35%

34%

The wrong direction

38%

49%

24%

50%

57%

25%

29%

32%

39%

41%

40%

39%

Don’t know

31%

27%

28%

38%

28%

24%

25%

25%

25%

24%

25%

27%

30% (down 4% since September) of respondents think that Australia’s economy is heading in the right direction and 38% (down 1% think it is heading in the wrong direction. This is the least optimistic outlook recorded over the past 5 years.

24% (no change) of Labor voters, 48% (down 6%) of Liberal/National voters and 12% (no change) of Greens voters think the economy is heading in the right direction. 49% (up 2%) of Labor voters, 24% (down 2%) of Liberal/National voters and 50% (down 9%) of Greens voters think it is heading in the wrong direction.

Trust most to handle the economy

Jan 27, 2016

Q. Who would you trust most to handle Australia’s economy – the Treasurer Scott Morrison or the Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other/ Indep- endent

Nov 2015

Scott Morrison

26%

9%

52%

8%

16%

27%

Chris Bowen

19%

34%

10%

29%

13%

18%

Don’t know

55%

57%

38%

64%

71%

56%

26% have more trust in Scott Morrison to handle Australia’s economy and 19% have more trust in Chris Bowen. 55% don’t know who they would trust more. This represents little change since November.

Military involvement in Syria and Iraq

Jan 27, 2016

Q. Do you think Australia should increase or decrease our military involvement in Syria and Iraq against the Islamic State?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Nov 2015

Increase

18%

18%

21%

15%

18%

32%

Decrease

34%

37%

26%

54%

38%

19%

Make no change

32%

33%

39%

16%

32%

28%

Don’t know

17%

13%

15%

14%

13%

21%

18% (down 14% since November) think Australia should increase our military involvement in Syria and Iraq, 34% (up 15%) think we should decrease involvement and 32% (up 4%) think we should make no change.

Liberal/National voters were most likely to favour no change (39%) while 54% of Greens voters and 37% of Labor voters wanted a decrease.

Australia Day

Jan 27, 2016

Q. Tuesday 26th January is Australia Day. Will you personally be doing anything to celebrate Australia Day or do you treat it as just a public holiday?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Jan 2010

Jan 2013

Jan 2014

Jan 2015

Doing something to celebrate Australia Day

38%

39%

44%

25%

38%

40%

41%

37%

40%

Just a public holiday

44%

44%

38%

60%

44%

40%

43%

44%

41%

Working – don’t get the Australia Day holiday

6%

7%

6%

7%

2%

6%

7%

7%

7%

Don’t know

12%

10%

11%

8%

16%

14%

9%

11%

12%

38% said they will be doing something to celebrate Australia Day, 44% treat Australia Day as just a public holiday and 6% are working because they don’t get the Australia Day holiday. This represents little change in the percentage of those celebrating Australia Day over the last few years.

44% of Liberal/National voters and 44% of full-time workers say they will be doing something to celebrate Australia Day. 60% of Greens voters and 47% of those aged 18-34 treat it as just another public holiday.

Feelings about Australia Day

Jan 27, 2016

Q. Which of the following best describes how you feel about Australia Day?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Aged 18-34

Aged 35-54

Aged 55+

A day of national pride

56%

60%

66%

29%

51%

47%

57%

65%

A day of reflection on the impact on indigenous people

14%

12%

11%

37%

13%

19%

12%

10%

It’s irrelevant in the 21st century

8%

9%

6%

12%

8%

10%

8%

8%

None of these

16%

13%

13%

16%

24%

15%

16%

15%

Don’t know

6%

6%

4%

6%

3%

9%

7%

3%

56% regard Australia Day as a day of national pride and 14% think it is a day of reflection on the impact on indigenous people. Only 8% think it is irrelevant.

Those most likely to regard it as a day of national pride were Liberal/National voters (66%) and aged 55+ (65%). 37% of Greens voters think it is a day of reflection on the impact on indigenous people.

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