Sugar tax

Jan 16, 2018

Q. Would you support or oppose a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total support 53%   54% 57% 60% 48%
Total oppose 38%   37% 37% 27% 46%
Strongly support 21% 19% 25% 29% 19%
Support 32% 35% 32% 31% 29%
Oppose 21% 19% 23% 14% 24%
Strongly oppose 17% 18% 14% 13% 22%
No opinion 10% 8% 5% 14% 7%

53% support a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks and 38% oppose.

Those most likely to support the tax were Greens voters (60%) and those with university education (64%).

Those most likely to oppose the tax were other party voters (46%).

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