Internet an essential service

Oct 5, 2016

Q. Do you agree or disagree that access to the Internet is becoming an essential service – like access to water and electricity?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Men Women Aged 18-34 Aged 35-54 Aged 55+
Total agree 88%   91% 92% 94% 87%   89% 88% 88% 87% 90%
Total disagree 7%   6% 6% 5% 12%   7% 6% 5% 7% 8%
Strongly agree 47%   55% 45% 55% 42%   46% 48% 52% 48% 39%
Agree 41%   36% 47% 39% 45%   43% 40% 36% 39% 51%
Disagree 6%   4% 5% 5% 11%   6% 5% 4% 6% 6%
Strongly disagree 1%   2% 1% 1%   1% 1% 1% 1% 2%
Don’t know 5%   3% 3% 1% 2%   4% 5% 6% 6% 2%

88% agree that access to the internet is becoming an essential service. Only 7% disagreed.

There was very little difference across demographic and voter groups.

 

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