Leader attributes – comparisons

Feb 28, 2017
  Malcolm Turnbull Bill Shorten   Difference
Out of touch with ordinary people 65% 47% +18
Intelligent 72% 60% +12
Arrogant 56% 44% +12
A capable leader 50% 43% +7
Good in a crisis 44% 37% +7
Superficial 52% 46% +6
Narrow-minded 48% 42% +6
More honest than most politicians 34% 29% +5
Trustworthy 36% 32% +4
Intolerant 39% 36% +3
Visionary 30% 29% +1
Hard-working 61% 61%
Understands the problems facing Australia 44% 48% -4
Erratic 34% 38% -4
Aggressive 31% 35% -4

Compared to Bill Shorten, Malcolm Turnbull is more likely to be considered out of touch with ordinary people (+18), intelligent (+12%), arrogant (+12), a capable leader (+7) and good in a crisis (+7).

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