Refugee intake compared to other countries

Nov 18, 2014

Q. As far as you know which of the following statements is true?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Australia takes in fewer refugees than comparable nations

32%

40%

22%

60%

31%

Australia takes in about the same number of refugees as comparable nations

20%

18%

26%

12%

21%

Australia takes in more refugees than comparable nations

25%

25%

28%

8%

34%

Don’t know

23%

17%

24%

20%

14%

32% think that Australia takes in fewer refugees than comparable nations and 45% think we take in about the same number or more. 23% could not give an answer.

60% of Greens voters and 40% of Labor voters think we take in fewer – as did 45% of those with university education.

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