Federal Budget

May 16, 2017

Q. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the Federal Budget that was handed down on Tuesday 9th May?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total Approve 41%   32% 66% 33% 31%
Total Disapprove 33%   45% 16% 39% 50%
Strongly approve 5%   2% 11% 4% 2%
Approve 36%   30% 55% 29% 29%
Disapprove 23%   30% 13% 31% 30%
Strongly disapprove 10%   15% 3% 8% 20%
Don’t know 25%   23% 19% 29% 18%

 

Overall, more people approved of the budget (41%) than disapproved (33%). Approval for the budget was highest among Liberal/National voters (66% support) and those aged 65+ (57%). Disapproval was highest amongst other party/independent voters (50% disapprove) and ALP voters (45%).

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