Raising pension age

Apr 22, 2014

Q. Would you approve or disapprove of raising the pension age to 70?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total approve

20%

14%

31%

15%

20%

Total disapprove

71%

80%

60%

72%

73%

Strongly approve

4%

5%

6%

2%

4%

Approve

16%

9%

25%

13%

16%

Disapprove

31%

26%

33%

41%

32%

Strongly disapprove

40%

54%

27%

31%

41%

Don’t know

9%

6%

9%

12%

6%

71% disapprove of raising the pension age to 70 and 20% approve.

Although a majority of all demographic and voters groups disapproved, those more likely to approve were Liberal/National voters (31%), men (26%) and aged 65+ (32%).

Those more likely to disapprove were women (77%) and aged 45-64 (81%).

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